UPDATE: One injured in Portland explosion; more leads emerging – Cops | Loop Jamaica

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Police say they are following a number of leads on the explosion in Port Antonio, Portland on Saturday and one of the angles suggests that criminal activity may have been behind the incident.

Reports have also emerged that one man was injured in the incident and has since been admitted to the hospital.

Information reaching Loop is that at about 4:30 am persons living close to the town heard a loud sound and alerted the police.

A team of officers went to investigate and saw smoke and fire coming from the area where two ATM machines were located.

Firefighters were called to extinguish the blaze.

Police say they have since intensified their probe into the matter and are working even closer with firefighters to gather more information on the incident.

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