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USA: Broken glass and debris left in wake of Florida shopping centre explosion00:40

USA: Broken glass and debris left in wake of Florida shopping centre explosion

United States, Plantation
July 6, 2019 at 19:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Broken glass and debris was left scattered in the city of Plantation in Florida's southeastern Broward Country on Saturday, after a gas explosion in a shopping centre was so powerful it destroyed the windows of adjacent buildings.

Footage shows broken glass and window frames laying scattered on the ground and debris covering the nearby car parking lot, where people were seen waiting beside their cars. The whole area was cordoned off by the authorities with the nearby road being closed to traffic.

The explosion reportedly took place in an empty pizza restaurant in the complex with the restaurant itself being reduced to rubble, resulting in at least 20 injuries according to local media.

USA: Broken glass and debris left in wake of Florida shopping centre explosion00:40
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Broken glass and debris was left scattered in the city of Plantation in Florida's southeastern Broward Country on Saturday, after a gas explosion in a shopping centre was so powerful it destroyed the windows of adjacent buildings.

Footage shows broken glass and window frames laying scattered on the ground and debris covering the nearby car parking lot, where people were seen waiting beside their cars. The whole area was cordoned off by the authorities with the nearby road being closed to traffic.

The explosion reportedly took place in an empty pizza restaurant in the complex with the restaurant itself being reduced to rubble, resulting in at least 20 injuries according to local media.

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