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Argentina Building Explosion

<p>Firemen stand in debris caused by a gas explosion that has severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 . People were trapped in the upper floors of the burning building, which sent a huge plume of smoke over the city, and authorities feared it could collapse. The explosion ripped off the building’s facade and also damaged other buildings for blocks around.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez</em></p> Firemen stand in debris caused by a gas explosion that has severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 . People are trapped in the upper floors of the burning building, which is sending a huge plume of smoke over the city, and authorities fear it could collapse. The explosion ripped off the building’s facade and also damaged other buildings for blocks around. (AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez)

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Argentina Building Explosion

<p>People rescue a woman after a strong explosion shook a building this morning damaging three nearby buildings in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Authorities say a gas explosion has severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in the Argentine city of Rosario, killing at least five people and injuring at least 51, including 3 critically.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez</em></p> People rescue a woman after a strong explosion shook a building this morning damaging three nearby buildings in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Authorities say a gas explosion has severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in the Argentine city of Rosario, killing at least two person and injuring at least nineteen. People are trapped in the upper floors of the burning building, and authorities fear it could collapse. (AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez)

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Argentina Building Explosion

<p>People rescue a woman after a gas explosion severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez</em></p> People rescue a woman after a gas explosion severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. People are trapped in the upper floors of the burning building, which is sending a huge plume of smoke over the city, and authorities fear it could collapse. The explosion ripped off the building’s facade and also damaged other buildings for blocks around. AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez)

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Argentina Explosion

<p>Smoke rises after a strong explosion shook a building, damaging three nearby buildings in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, 2013. Preliminary reports said the explosion was registered at the building’s central heating system and was probably caused by a gas leak.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Andres Ponte</em></p> Smoke rises after a strong explosion shook a building, damaging three nearby buildings in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday morning, Aug. 6, 2013. Preliminary reports said the explosion was registered at the building’s central heating system and was probably caused by a gas leak. Local media reported people were trapped inside the building although no casualties were confirmed. (AP Photo/Andres Ponte)

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Argentina Building Explosion

<p>Firemen rescue trapped persons after a gas explosion severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The explosion ripped off the building’s facade and also damaged other buildings for blocks around.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez</em></p> Firemen rescue trapped persons after a gas explosion severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. The explosion ripped off the building’s facade and also damaged other buildings for blocks around. Police have cut off the natural gas supply, evacuated neighbors and closed schools for five blocks around the scene (AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez)

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Argentina Building Explosion

<p>A woman stands near a window, trapped in the upper floor of a building damaged by a strong explosion, in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.</p> <p><em>AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez</em></p> A woman stands near a window, trapped in the upper floor of a building damaged by a strong explosion, in Rosario, Argentina, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. Authorities say a gas explosion has severely damaged a multi-story apartment building in the Argentine city, killing at least one person and injuring more than a dozen others. The explosion ripped off the building’s facade and also damaged other buildings for blocks around. (AP Photo/Alfredo Gomez)