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Watch: Manhole cover explodes on busy Dublin street close to Leinster House

Eyewitnesses said thick, green, foul-smelling smoke was seen pouring from the grate.

THE MOMENT A manhole cover exploded on a busy street in Dublin city centre has been caught on camera.

Eyewitnesses said thick, green, foul-smelling smoke was seen pouring from the grate.

No one was injured in the incident, and emergency services attended the scene.

People in a nearby cafe dived for cover when they heard the bang.

Brian Crowley caught the explosion on camera:

Source: Brian Crowley via TheJournal.ie/YouTube

Video Credit: Brian Crowley via TheJournal.ie/YouTube

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