Houston Explosion – level 1
A business building explodes in Houston, Texas, USA. It happens on Friday early in the morning.
The explosion is very strong. It damages some houses that are very far from the building. There are big flames. Two people die and one person must go to hospital.
The police do not know why the explosion happens. They think that it is not a crime. An investigation starts. Officials close some schools in the area.
However, they say that the air quality is good. People do not need to worry about anything.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
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