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  7/11/2013, Av 4, 5773

6 Injured in Explosion in New York's Chinatown

At least six people were injured, three of them critically, Thursday afternoon, in an explosion in a five-storey building on Pike Street in New York's Chinatown district. Part of the building collapsed. Firefighters were sent to battle a blaze that broke out as a result.

The CBSlocal.com Website said initial reports suggested a gas explosion.