Memorial marks 1 year since East Harlem explosion

The blast leveled two buildings, killed eight people and injured dozens of others.

The blast leveled two buildings, killed eight people and injured dozens of others. (3/12/15)

MANHATTAN - A memorial service Thursday morning commemorated the one year anniversary of a deadly gas explosion in East Harlem. 

The blast leveled two buildings, killed eight and injured more than 60 people. 

A moment of silence was held at 9:31 a.m., the exact time the tragedy took place. 

Officials believe the explosion resulted from a leak in a 127-year-old gas main, but investigators have not yet issued a final determination on the cause. 

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