A 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after the death of a toddler in an explosion in Oldham, Greater Manchester. Jamie Heaton, two, died in the blast on Tuesday when he was watching television at his home in Buckley Street, Shaw.

Andrew Partington, 27, also suffered severe burns in the suspected gas explosion. The massive explosion destroyed number 11 Buckley Street, where Jamie lived, and number nine, where Mr Partington lived.

A Greater Manchester Police spokesman said: " it was waiting to question Mr Partington and that officers had "significant questions" to put to him.

National Grid confirmed the blast was not caused by a gas pipe leak.

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