Police investigate reports of explosion near UK army barracks

November 29, 2014 10:40 AM

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LONDON (Reuters) - British police closed off a major motorway in northern England on Saturday after an explosion was heard near Britain's largest army training barracks.

North Yorkshire Police said the report of the explosion was made at 0300 GMT in the Catterick area where more than 13,000 army personnel and their families are based.

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