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Police officers maintain a cordon after an apparent gas explosion killed two and injured over 100 inmates and guards at Escambia County jail in Pensacola, Florida May 1, 2013. The blast damaged the four-story Escambia County Jail's central booking facility, which held roughly 600 inmates, at about 11 p.m., county spokeswoman Kathleen Castro. (Reuters)

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Two inmates dead, nearly 150 injured in suspected gas explosion at Florida jail

Two inmates were killed and roughly 150 prisoners and guards injured in an apparent gas explosion at a jail in northwest Florida late on Wednesday, and county officials said many had been treated and released by Thursday morning.

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