Video: New York building explosion caught on camera

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A building exploded in New York City’s East Village Thursday, hurting as many 30 people, according to The New York Post.

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The New York Times is reporting at least two people critically injured in the blast.

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Flames engulfed two buildings, one of which housed a sushi restaurant. According to The Post, a diner who was eating there told police he heard an explosion inside the kitchen .

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Workers told police they had been working on a gas line inside the kitchen. 911 calls were also made, reporting a possible gas leak just before the blast, a source told The Post.

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