Attempt to Cover Up Gas Siphoning May Have Caused Deadly NYC Blast

Authorities say the explosion that leveled three buildings and killed two men in the East Village last week may have been caused by an attempt hide illegal gas siphoning, utility workers confirmed to NBC 4 New York Wednesday. The public revelation comes several days after NBC 4 New York first reported source-based information that gas-line tampering was being eyed as a possible cause in the blast.

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