New numbers from Wednesday’s building collapse in NYC
- 7 people have been confirmed killed by an explosion that left two East Harlem buildings in ruins on Wednesday morning, and rescuers continue to dig through the remains in search of survivors.
- 5 people are still missing and more than 60 people have been treated for injuries as a result of the explosion. The New York Fire Department, NYPD and National Transportation Safety Board are now working to determine an official cause for the explosion, which is currently being blamed on a gas main leak. source