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.
1:22 | 11/17/16

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Residents in Cannes in Illinois will spend today picking up the after a deadly explosion in the city's downtown square historic buildings are destroyed and businesses remained close. Just some national small bowl big. Boom is just everything came crashing down on one. It happened just before 6 o'clock Wednesday utility worker we killed and eleven others were injure as crews were repairing a natural gas leak. Take a close look at this surveillance video from a store in the area glass is shattered and debris flies everywhere. There was just glasses and softball on everywhere that is again. The living he's adamant. Some big companies like it sound like a bomb outside an exhibit compassion and likely all this like stops. Just look Dublin and we aren't doing anything else. Today ENTSB announced it will be joining the investigation as search crews continue assessing damage from the explosion. Left many residents in shock. The numbers. Sally and her way. Shopping. Authorities are urging residents in downtown can't seem to stay a weight from the area. As the investigation continues and clean up the gains Anjelica span of ABC news New York.

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