Death toll in NYC explosion climbs to 8 as investigators try to pinpoint source of gas leak

  • Article by: JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 13, 2014 - 10:10 PM

NEW YORK — Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear to search rubble for more victims of a gas explosion found an eighth body on Thursday while investigators tried to pinpoint the leak and determine whether it had anything to do with the city's aging gas and water mains, some from the 1800s.

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