University of Portsmouth students evacuated because of gas leak

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AROUND 100 university students were evacuated from their halls of residence due to a gas leak.

Residents of Bateson Hall, The Mary Rose Street, Portsmouth, were forced to leave for an hour, while a Southern Gas Network engineer fixed the problem on Thursday afternoon.

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