‘Explosion’ rocks Melbourne as ‘loud bang’ and sirens heard

A blast has rocked the Australian city of Melbourne, with sirens heard across the city.

Residents heard the mystery blast just before midnight, adding it sounded ‘like a bomb went off’.

It’s believed to be centred around the south east of the city, with emergency services scrambling to the scene.

One shocked local said: “‘Dead set sounded like a bomb went off.”

The exact nature of the incident is currently unknown.

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Blast ‘sounded like a bomb went off’

Locals have taken to social media to report the mystery blast.

One said: “Dead set sounded like a bomb went off.”

“Did anyone hear that loud bang in Melbourne’s south east?” another local wrote on social media.

Another said: “That was some sorta explosion in East Bentleigh! Sirens galore now. Dead set sounded like a bomb went off.”

A third added: “Heard something from mine and I’m in McKinnon.. what the hell?”

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