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Blast hits midtown Manhattan (VIDEO)

Published time: June 16, 2013 02:27
Edited time: June 17, 2013 11:55
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A massive explosion has rocked Manhattan, few blocks away from the UN headquarters. Police and firefighters are at the scene. Initial reports suggest that an underground transformer exploded setting nearby cars on fire.

The incident occurred at the intersection of 50th street and 2nd Avenue. There have been no immediate reports of casualties.