DHAKA: New York City emergency crews are responding to reports of an explosion and building collapse.
It is unknown if anyone has been hurt in the incident at 116th Street and Park Avenue on Wednesday morning.
East Harlem residents reported hearing a blast in the apartment building before it caved in, according to US media.
Aerial images of the site showed a huge pall of smoke or dust with fire crews dousing the rubble, reports the BBC.
BDST: 2023 HRS, MAR 12, 2014
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