Dozens of Gas Blasts Rock Boston Suburbs, Killing at Least One and Injuring Others

Dozens of Gas Blasts Rock Boston Suburbs, Killing at Least One and Injuring Others

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Dozens of explosions, apparently triggered by a natural gas pipeline rupture, rocked three communities nearĀ BostonĀ on Thursday, killing at least one person, injuring 12 and prompting the evacuation of hundreds, officials said.

The blasts left scores of homes and other buildings demolished or engulfed in flames as firefighters from some 50 departments scurried for hours from one blaze to another and utility crews rushed to shut off gas and electricity in the area to prevent further ignitions.

Police drove up and down streets with bull horns telling residents to vacate their homes immediately…(Read the full story)

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