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A fiery blast in a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village appeared to be a "gas-related explosion," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

 
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Blast, fire rocks NYC neighborhood

An explosion rocked a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village on Thursday, injuring at least a dozen people and leveling parts of a building, authorities said.

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Video: Explosion, inferno in Manhattan's East Village

More than 200 New York firefighters responded to an explosion and inferno in the East Village section of Manhattan.

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Mayor: NY blast likely 'gas-related'

A fiery blast in a heavily traveled section of Manhattan's East Village appeared to be a "gas-related explosion," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday.

 
 
 
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