Three injured in gas blast at Leixlip house

Saturday 14 January 2012 23.31
Three people injured in a gas explosion in a Leixlip estate
Three people injured in a gas explosion in a Leixlip estate

An investigation is under way into the cause of a gas explosion at a house in Co Kildare in which three people were injured.

The explosion happened shortly after midnight after Bord Gais staff made safe a leak in an adjoining property in the Riverdale Court estate in Leixlip.

Three other houses were evacuated for a time as a precaution.

The three people who were injured were taken to hospital for treatment.