Building explosions

Abdul Mohamed photographs the damage outside of the Dar Al Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017. An explosion damaged a room and shattered windows as worshippers prepared for morning prayers early Saturday. (Courtney Pedroza/Star Tribune via AP)
August 07, 2017 - 2:54 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota mosque that was bombed over the weekend doesn't have outside security cameras that could have captured what happened, its executive director said Monday. Mohamed Omar, of the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, told The Associated Press that his...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 9:14 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers may have been moving a gas meter when an explosion tore through a Minneapolis school building this week, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to federal investigators. A team from the National Transportation Safety Board arrived in Minneapolis...
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Emergency workers respond to an explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said it appears the explosion may have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 9:32 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two, injured others (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board says it's sending investigators to a Minneapolis school where an explosion and partial building collapse killed...
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Emergency workers respond to an explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said it appears the explosion may have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 8:08 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two, injured others (all times local): 7 a.m. Hundreds of people packed a campus chapel to pray and comfort each other at the Minneapolis school where two people were killed and more than a-half dozen...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 7:37 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An explosion at a school in Minneapolis killed two people, injured dozens of others and reduced part of a building to rubble, fire officials said. City Fire Chief John Fruetel said the body of the second person killed in the blast was recovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday at the...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 12:07 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second body was found in the rubble of a collapsed school building in Minneapolis after an explosion killed a school employee and injured several others, fire officials said Wednesday night. City Fire Chief John Fruetel said the body was recovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday at the...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 11:19 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A second body was found in the rubble of a collapsed school building in Minneapolis after an explosion killed a school employee and injured several others, fire officials said Wednesday night. City Fire Chief John Fruetel said the body was recovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday at the...
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Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 11:09 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 10 p.m. Officials say a second body has been recovered after an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school. Fire Chief John Fruetel says the body was found...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 8:34 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Firefighters were searching for a man believed to be buried in the rubble of a collapsed school building in Minneapolis on Wednesday after an explosion killed another school employee and injured several others. The blast occurred in a utility area at the Minnehaha Academy as...
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Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 6:37 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Officials at a private school in Minneapolis have identified the employee who was killed in a natural gas explosion on campus, as well as a second worker who remains...
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