1 Dead, 11 Injured, in Gas Explosion in Central Illinois City

An explosion caused by a gas leak in the central Illinois city of Canton killed one person, and injured another 11 people on Wednesday, Illinois State Police has confirmed.
0:46 | 11/17/16

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Surveillance video shows the moment the blast rocked the downtown square in the small town of cat and eleven people were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. The downtown area has been evacuated as police checked for any structural damage near route residents shaken by the blast. Lives. I'm screen. Anyway tonight right here in. Everything. It's like everything else styling in her way. Utility crews were called to the area after reports that a contractor had damaged a gas line. They had shut off the gas when the explosion took place.

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