explosion in NYC levels building, kills 2, injures 18

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#1 Posted by lamprey263 (25024 posts) -

http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/12/us/manhattan-building-explosion/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

An explosion went off in New York City in East Harlem. At least 2 dead, 18 injured. The building has completely collapsed and emergency services are looking for people in the rubble. The cause of the blast has yet to be determined.

#2 Posted by LJS9502_basic (152144 posts) -

Seems to be leaning towards gas leak....

#4 Posted by lamprey263 (25024 posts) -

@LJS9502_basic said:

Seems to be leaning towards gas leak....

that would make some sense... damn though, took out a building

#5 Posted by ultimate-k (2348 posts) -

It was obviously those darn Terrorists!

#6 Posted by playmynutz (6274 posts) -

There is a toll to pay for killing innocent lives

#7 Posted by ferrari2001 (17207 posts) -

@lamprey263 said:

@LJS9502_basic said:

Seems to be leaning towards gas leak....

that would make some sense... damn though, took out a building

It looked like a rather old building. It was probably already structurally unsound. The gas leak was the final nail in the coffin.