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7 hurt in Sta. Mesa explosion

/ 09:48 PM January 23, 2013

MANILA, Philippines – Seven people were injured in an explosion that tore through a house in Sta. Mesa, Manila Wednesday night, radio reports said.

The blast hit the three-story house on Letsia Street, Barangay (village) 600, Zone 57 in Sta. Mesa past 8 p.m.

Reports said one of the victims was listed in critical condition in hospital.


Authorities are still determining the cause of the explosion but there were reports that it was triggered by a leaking cooking gas tank.

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