Man killed after violent gas explosion rips home apart

A man has died after a home was blown apart in a suspected gas explosion.

Greater Manchester police have confirmed the tragedy after images on social media showed a house left with a gaping hole in it after a blast.

A spokesperson said: ‘Emergency services have been in Wythenshawe this evening where sadly a man has died following a suspected gas explosion.

‘The scene has been made safe but there are road closures in place and we will be on scene this evening.’

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