Already flooded, apparent gas explosion all but destroys Florida jail; 2 killed, 184 hurt

  • by: MELISSA NELSON-GABRIEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 1, 2014 - 4:55 PM

PENSACOLA, Fla. — The jail already had two feet of water in the basement from the record-setting rains when an apparent gas explosion leveled the inside of the building, killing two inmates and injuring more than 180 other people, officials said Thursday.

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