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Gas blast destroys 2 NY buildings; 3 people dead

A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in

A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in recent weeks about "unbearable" gas smells. (March 12, 2014 10:25 PM)

(AP) - A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings on Wednesday, killing at least three people, injuring more than 60 and leaving nine missing. A tenant said residents had complained repeatedly in recent weeks about "unbearable" gas smells.

By evening, rescue workers finally began the search for victims amid the broken bricks, splintered wood and mangled...

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