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Updated: August 02, 2017

2 killed in gas explosion at Minneapolis private school

David Joles/AP
Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


A natural gas explosion caused part of a Minneapolis private school to collapse Wednesday morning, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to officials.

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Minnehaha Academy officials said on social media that there was a gas leak and explosion at the Upper School, which serves students in grades 9 through 12.

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