Gas blast destroys 2 NY buildings; 3 people dead

It happened near Park Avenue and 116th Street.

It happened near Park Avenue and 116th Street. (March 12, 2014 10:16 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...

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