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Florida jail explosion kills two, injures 100

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PENSACOLA, Fla. — An apparent gas explosion rocked a jail in the Florida Panhandle late Wednesday, killing two inmates, injuring more than 100 people, and causing the building to partially collapse, according to a county spokeswoman.

The jail is almost completely destroyed, Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said at a news conference this morning. Not all inmates were yet accounted for, he said, with officials waiting until the building was safe to enter. He said it was possible some inmates…

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