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At least two dead in massive US energy plant blast

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At least two dead in massive US energy plant blast

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Two people have died and dozens more are believed to have been injured in a massive explosion at an energy plant in Middletown, near Hartford, Connecticut in the United States.

A gas line has blown up sending shock waves through nearby towns. Neighbours around the plant said the blast felt like an earthquake.

Firefighters are at the scene tackling a huge blaze at the facility. Rescue services are searching for more survivors. Police say they expect mass casualties.