London's Charing Cross Station closes due to gas leak

London's Charing Cross Station closes due to gas leak
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More than 1400 people were evacuated from hotels and a nightclub in the area.

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London's Fire Brigade announced this morning that Charing Cross station would be closed down due to a gas leak nearby. 

More than 1,400 people were evacuated from the Amba hotel and Heaven nightclub after high levels of natural gas in the atmosphere were detected at around 2 am, said authorities. 

Morning commuters will have to find alternate travel routes into central London as firefighters assist police with the leak. 

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