Con Edison workers trapped in New York power plant by Sandy: Reuters witness
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nineteen workers were trapped inside a Consolidated Edison power station on the east side of Manhattan Monday night by rising floodwaters that accompanied the surge from powerful storm Sandy, according to a Reuters witness.
A rescue worker, who declined to be named, said the station had suffered an explosion inside.
(Reporting by Brendan McDermid; Editing by Ken Wills)
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