Death toll rises to three in New York blast

Three people have been killed by a gas leak explosion in New York, NBC New York reported.

Pictures: Residents distraught after Harlem building collapse

Nearly 70 people were hurt and others are missing after two buildings collapsed following the explosion in upper Manhattan, officials said.


Seventh person confirmed killed in New York gas explosion

Seven people have been killed and 74 injured after a gas explosion caused two residential buildings to collapse in New York. 168 firefighters were sent to tackle the blaze.