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Woman still in hospital after explosion

PUBLISHED: 17:48 17 November 2008 | UPDATED: 21:19 07 July 2010

Emma Knights

An elderly woman is today still in hospital following a gas explosion in Thetford.

The woman was airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital soon after the explosion of a gas canister in a shed in Green Lane, Thetford on Sunday afternoon.

An elderly woman is today still in hospital following a gas explosion in Thetford.

The woman was airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital soon after the explosion of a gas canister in a shed in Green Lane, Thetford on Sunday afternoon.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said she had facial, neck and head injuries and major burns.

Police officers have said that their enquiries are continuing but that they are not treating the incident as suspicious.

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