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Gas leak found near site of NYC blast

NEW YORK — A gas main leak has been found at the site of the explosion that killed eight people and leveled two Manhattan buildings, federal investigators said Tuesday but cautioned that they are still a long way from determining what caused the blast.

The leaking gas main was adjacent to 1646 Park Ave., one of the buildings destroyed in the March 12 blast, the National Transportation Safety Board said.

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