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Blast in Leicester shop that killed Indian-origin family caused by petrol

By: Sarwar Alam

An explosion in a Polish shop in Leicester that killed five people, including members of a Indian-origin family, was caused by petrol which was spread throughout the premises, a court has heard. Zabka mini-supermarket and a flat above were completely destroyed in the blast on the evening of February 25, killing three members of the Ragoobeer family who had moved to the UK from Mauritius. Three men charged with arson and manslaughter appeared before Leicester Magistrates’ Court and were remanded in custody to appear before Leicester Crown Court on April 3. The stores owner Aram Kurd, 33, is charged along…

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