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Ruptured Gas Line Suspected As Culprit In Florida Blast

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Published on July 6, 2019 - Duration: 00:42s

Ruptured Gas Line Suspected As Culprit In Florida Blast

A vacant restaurant exploded into oblivion at a shopping center in South Florida on Saturday.

According to Reuters, the blast injured at least 21 people and showered the parking lot with debris.

Authorities said the cause of the explosion in Plantation, Florida, about six miles west of Fort Lauderdale, was still under investigation.

However, firefighters did discover a ruptured natural gas line.

Two people suffered serious injuries and were taken to the trauma center at a local hospital.

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