14 injured at the The Hyatt Regency – Churchill – BBC reports hole in side of building


The BBC is reporting a gas explosion at the The Hyatt Regency – Churchill in London. 14 people have been injured and several have been taken to hospital although none are thought to have life threatening injuries. One member of staff is reported as having a broken leg.

The explosion happened at 23:40 local time in a kitchen.

500 people were evacuated from the hotel and later accommodated in local hotels.

You can read the BBC’s coverage here.