30 injured after explosion during UK Jewish celebrations in London

Hundreds of people had gathered closely around the fire before it exploded

Hundreds of people had gathered closely around the fire before it exploded

The incident occurred as hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the Jewish holiday in Stamford Hill.

Footage of the fire show it turning into a fireball shortly after being lit.

However, Jewish news website The Yeshiva World said that, "the explosion was caused by fuel and not the smartphone, although there were definitely multiple smartphones placed inside the pile to burn".

Hackney Police added: 'Ten individuals suffered minor injuries following large fire lit as part of local Jewish community celebration in Ravensdale Road, Stamford Hill.

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Reports suggest that mobile phones may have been thrown onto the fire and exploded during the celebrations for the Lag BaOmer festival.

Ten people were treated for their injuries.

They were helped by the London Ambulance Service.

Suddenly there is a massive explosion as flames erupt over the entire crowd, with people running for their lives.

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Hatzola said on Twitter that it "provided a mega response team to a major incident as a result of a fire explosion".

Yeshiva site reported that 10 of the injured were taken to hospital.

The festival of Lag B'Omer marks the anniversary of the death of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, a 2nd century AD sage.

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