Blast in New York: Several injured after building collapses


NEW YORK: An explosion followed by the collapse of a large residential building in New York City on Wednesday left several persons injured.

The US media reports said that a blast was reported at a six-story apartment building in 116th Street and Park Avenue in Upper Manhattan at around 9am local time.

“It [the explosion] shook my building so hard I really thought it was going down,” a local resident was quoted as saying by NBC Channel 4 news.

More than 100 firefighters were trying to extinguish the blaze.

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