Fire-fighters tackling blaze at Country Club Plaza, Kansas City
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Kansas City shopping centre destroyed by fire

20 February 2013 Last updated at 07:20 GMT

At least 14 people have been injured after a suspected gas explosion caused a huge fire in an affluent shopping centre in Kansas City, Missouri.

Kansas City officials say they do not know yet if anyone was killed in the fire, which destroyed a restaurant and severely damaged several other businesses.

Alpa Patel reports.