Two toddlers killed in New York homeless shelter explosion

December 8, 2016 00:04

Two toddlers were killed on Wednesday when a boiler exploded in a New York City homeless shelter, police said.

The incident, which is under investigation by law enforecement officials, comes at a time of record levels of homelessness in America's biggest city, pushing a soaring number of children into the shelter system, New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer said.

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