Utility: Inspectors found faulty work before NYC blast

An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, largely destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan's

Scene of the building fire in Manhattan.

Scene of the building fire in Manhattan. (March 27, 2015 7:40 AM)

(AP) - Someone may have improperly tapped a gas line before an explosion that leveled three apartment buildings and injured nearly two dozen people, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday as firefighters soaked the still-smoldering buildings and police searched for at least two missing people.

"There is a possibility here that the gas line was inappropriately accessed internally" by people in one...

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