One dead and two injured in Louth house explosion
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One dead and two injured in Louth house explosion

A freak accident took a man's life in Co. Louth last night.

One person was killed and two injured when a house exploded in Drogheda, Co. Louth last night.

Gardaí have reported that the explosion came from a boiler at the back of the house in Beaulieu,  on the Termonfeckin Road in Drogheda.

They are not treating the explosion as suspicious.

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Authorities confirmed that the deceased person was a male and that the two people injured suffered serious burns.

Those injured were taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.