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AP PHOTOS: Deadly blast levels 2 NYC buildings

AP PHOTOS: Deadly blast levels 2 New York City buildings

In this photo provided by Shane Kennedy, smoke rises from the site of an explosion and building collapse near Park Avenue and 116th Street in the East...
Firefighters respond to a fire on 116th Street in Harlem after a building exploded in huge flames and billowing black smoke, leading to the collapse o...
People run after an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion leveled an a...
Emergency crews respond to an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion le...
Firefighters respond to an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Con ...
Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, arrives to visit the site of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New Yo...
Alecia Thomas, left, is comforted by her friend Shivon Dollar, center, after she lost her home following an explosion that leveled two apartment build...

NYC Explosion

In this photo provided by Shane Kennedy, smoke rises from the site of an explosion and building collapse near Park Avenue and 116th Street in the East...

NYC Explosion

Firefighters respond to a fire on 116th Street in Harlem after a building exploded in huge flames and billowing black smoke, leading to the collapse o...

APTOPIX NYC Explosion

People run after an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion leveled an a...

NYC Explosion

Emergency crews respond to an explosion and building collapse in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. The explosion le...

APTOPIX NYC Explosion

Firefighters respond to an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York, Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Con ...

NYC Explosion

Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, arrives to visit the site of an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in the East Harlem neighborhood of New Yo...

NYC Explosion

Alecia Thomas, left, is comforted by her friend Shivon Dollar, center, after she lost her home following an explosion that leveled two apartment build...

Smoke billowed, debris was hurled onto elevated railroad tracks and windows were shattered a block away when an explosion leveled two apartment buildings in New York City's East Harlem neighborhood on Wednesday.

Here are some images of the aftermath of the deadly blast.

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Updated : 2021-01-20 15:57 GMT+08:00