House inexplicably explodes, killing woman, injuring nine

Carnage after a house in Canada explodes. Source AAP
Carnage after a house in Canada explodes. Source AAP

AN EXPLOSION in a Canadian city has killed a woman, levelled a home and wounded at least nine people.

The blast in Mississauga, a former suburb of Toronto, damaged about 25 homes and left debris strewn across a street.

Local news outlet CP24 said police were still trying to establish the cause.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported 15 other homes were evacuated. Police and firefighters were investigating and cleaning up.

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