Huge blaze at Kansas City, Missouri shopping district

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At least 14 people have been injured after a suspected gas explosion triggered a huge blaze in a shopping district in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kansas City official Troy Schulte said the authorities did not know if anyone was killed in the fire, which destroyed a restaurant and other businesses.

Local TV showed flames shooting out of the Country Club Plaza retail area. Keith King, reporter for KSHB, said the explosion was "a huge fireball".

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