NBC News: At least 1 person dead in Philadelphia building collapse

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June 5, 2013, 6:09 pm
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(NECN/NBC News) - At least one person is dead and more than a dozen others injured after a building collapse in downtown Philadelphia, according to NBC News.

Officials say a construction accident may have triggered the collapse, which sent portions of a four-story building tumbling down on a Salvation Army thrift store below.

Witnesses reported two loud blasts prior to the collapse.

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