Breaking and Live UpdatesMajor evacuation on the cards after Andover gas leak

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Officers from Hampshire Constabulary are warning of an evacuation of residents in the Andover area  this morning(Sunday).

[liveblog] It follows a serious collision that has damaged a major gas main in the town just after 1am.

The Major gas leak in Andover following a collision on King Arthur’s Road in the town.

Officers have since confirmed that: A mass evacuation is starting to take place . Please bare with whilst we try to help families, it’s 4 degrees and challenging say officers please listen to our advise for your own safety and leave.

Many residents he reported smell a strong smell of gas and have left and taken refit is a place of  safety away from the effected area.

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