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Two Dead After Apartment Explosion, Fire

Two Dead After Apartment Explosion, Fire Click to Enlarge Photo: Moser, Photos.com

Jan 3, 2014 at 11:20 am

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis Fire Department says the body of another victim has been found in the ruins of an apartment fire, bringing the death toll to two.

The second victim was found around 10 a.m. Friday and the body has been turned over to the medical examiner. The first victim was found Thursday. Authorities have not released the identities of either victim.

The Wednesday morning explosion and fire injured 14 people, some seriously.

The exact cause of the explosion is being investigated, but authorities say they are looking at a possible natural gas leak.

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