New York City buildings collapse in possible Terror Attack? [VIDEO]


An apparent explosion caused two apartment buildings to collapse and burst into flames, and two others to catch fire, injuring at least 12 people on Thursday in New York City's East Village neighborhood, authorities stated.

The explosion, which occurred shortly after 3 p.m. and sent flames leaping into the sky, rocked the residential area in Manhattan. Bloodied victims ran from the buildings, collapsing on the street, witnesses said.

Three people were critically injured, New York Mayor de Blasio told a news conference near the scene of the blast The blast caused two buildings to collapse, including the one where the explosion occurred, two adjacent buildings caught fire, reportedly. (New York Times)