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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.

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College worker and dental hygienist among NY dead

Authorities in New York have released the identities of two of the three victims of a gas leak explosion in the city.

Three people were killed in the blast in Harlem on Wednesday Credit: NBC New York

Griselde Camacho, a public safety officer at a public Manhattan college and Carmen Tanco, a dental hygienist died in the blast, NBC New York reported, citing officials.

The identity of the third victim has not yet been made public.

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