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10 Apr 2019 | 05:57 PM UTC

US: Gas explosion, building collapse reported in Durham (North Carolina) Apr. 10

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Gas explosion and consequent partial building collapse leave one person dead and 15 others injured in Durham (North Carolina state) April 10; traffic disruptions expected over the coming hours

TIMEFRAME expected from 4/10/2019, 12:00 AM until 4/11/2019, 11:59 PM (America/New_York). COUNTRY/REGION Durham (North Carolina state)

Event

A gas explosion and consequent partial building collapse were reported in a shopping district near downtown Durham (North Carolina state) on Wednesday, April 10. The incident left at least one person dead and 15 others injured. Authorities have advised individuals to avoid the affected area near Brightleaf Square.

Consequent traffic disruptions are to be expected over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Durham (North Carolina state) are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the affected area, prepare for traffic disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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