Massive Subway Explosion Rocked New York City (Video)

An unexpectedly strong explosion at a subway construction site for the expansion New York City’s $4.5 billion on Manhattan East Side forced workers to run for cover. The force of the blast shattered windows damaged a building and forced a street closure.

Officials are trying to investigate what happened at the construction site, beneath east 72nd Street and Second Avenue. According to one of the officials from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the blast was focused on one location that was not designed to handle that much force. An independent safety consultant has been hired to further review conditions at the site.

Fortunately, no one was injured during the botched blast, and there was no structural damage to surrounding buildings.

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