Mystery after ‘loud bang and explosion’ heard in Sidcup overnight

Residents in Sidcup, South London have reported listening to a loud bang or explosion overnight – and no person is aware of what induced it.

The loud noise was reportedly heard at round 12.15am this morning (Thursday, April 1).

According to at least one report, there was “no signal of hassle”, however one other mentioned it “sounded loud and did not sound good”.

One resident, who lives close to the A20 in Sidcup, Bexley, mentioned they’ve “heard just a few automobile smashes over time however that was a much bigger noise by far.”

The bang was heard from different areas of Sidcup too, together with Albany Park.

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Several reviews say that the ‘explosion’ was adopted by the sound of sirens, and involved residents mentioned they “hope no-one is damage.”

“I heard the identical factor, with sirens proper after, however no thought of what occurred. I believed it was fireworks at first,” one witness wrote on Twitter.

“Hope everybody’s okay,” one other mentioned.

At this stage it’s unclear what induced the loud bang in Sidcup.

Sometimes explosion-like noises are created by planes going supersonic to get to their vacation spot as shortly as doable, inflicting a sonic growth.

It’s additionally doable that the sound was attributable to fireworks, or probably one thing extra severe.

MyLondon has contacted the Metropolitan Police for additional details about the reason for the loud bang.

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