Police and firefighting sources said that a gas explosion in an apartment in New York City injured nine people, including two children, who are in critical condition.
Police sources said that six of the nine injured were children. The youngest of them is 5 years old.
The sources said that the explosion occurred on the second floor of an apartment in the Bronx, causing the front door to shattered and fell into a tree. The sources said that most of the walls were flying too.