Police respond to gas explosion outside Liverpool Street pub

Police say they are responding to an explosion next to Liverpool Street station (Source: Getty)

Police and firefighters are responding to a small gas explosion in the City.

The blast happened outside the Woodin Shades pub on Bishopsgate.

A police spokesperson told City A.M.: "A cordon has been put in place, and we will announce any updates when they come in."

Authorities have also shut off Cannon Street between London Bridge and Queen Victoria Street due to a gas leak caused by ongoing roadworks.

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