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Blast Rocks Florida Jail

Apparent natural gas explosion kills two and leaves more than 100 others injured.
(NBC News)  Two people are dead and more than 100 are injured after an apparent gas explosion at a Florida jail.

The blast occurred around 11 p.m. Wednesday at the Escambia County Jail booking center in Pensacola.

Two inmates were killed and between 100 and 150 injuries were reported, a number of them corrections officers.

A total of 600 inmates that were housed here in the jail. Those that weren't injured have been transferred to other nearby corrections facilities.

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