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Aftermath in East Harlem

<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders work at the site of an explosion and collapse of two buildings in the Harlem section of New York, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders work at the site of an explosion and collapse of two buildings in the Harlem section of New York, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders work at the site of an explosion and collapse of two buildings in the Harlem section of New York, March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Frozen wreckage is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

Frozen wreckage is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Frozen wreckage is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is briefed by firefighters at the site of a building fire and collapse in the Harlem section of New York, in this picture provided by the New York City Mayor's Office March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Rob Bennett/New York City Mayor's Office</p>

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is briefed by firefighters at the site of a building fire and collapse in the Harlem section of New York, in this picture provided by the New York City Mayor's Office March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Rob Bennett/New York...more

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is briefed by firefighters at the site of a building fire and collapse in the Harlem section of New York, in this picture provided by the New York City Mayor's Office March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Rob Bennett/New York City Mayor's Office

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Smoke is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz</p>

Smoke is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Smoke is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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<p>Debris is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Debris is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Debris is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>An earthmover clears debris at the site of yesterdays explosion and building collapse in East Harlem in Upper New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marcus Santos/Pool</p>

An earthmover clears debris at the site of yesterdays explosion and building collapse in East Harlem in Upper New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marcus Santos/Pool

An earthmover clears debris at the site of yesterdays explosion and building collapse in East Harlem in Upper New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Marcus Santos/Pool

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<p>Residents wear masks as they leave their homes near the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Residents wear masks as they leave their homes near the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Residents wear masks as they leave their homes near the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>A frozen playground horse is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

A frozen playground horse is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A frozen playground horse is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>People look as they pass by the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

People look as they pass by the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

People look as they pass by the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Firefighters spray water at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

Firefighters spray water at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

Firefighters spray water at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>A frozen stairwell is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton</p>

A frozen stairwell is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

A frozen stairwell is seen at the site of a building collapse in Harlem, New York March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

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<p>Debris is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Debris is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Debris is seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>Debris and rescue equipment are seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

Debris and rescue equipment are seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Debris and rescue equipment are seen at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>A New York City firefighter looks at the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

A New York City firefighter looks at the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A New York City firefighter looks at the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Brendan McDermid</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

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<p>New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz</p>

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

New York City emergency responders search through the rubble at the site of a building explosion in the Harlem section of New York, March 13, 2014. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

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