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“12 hurt in blast at bayfront hotel under construction”
SIGNONSANDIEGO NEWS SERVICES
3:13 p.m. May 19, 2008
JOHN McCUTCHEN / Union-Tribune
ARTICLE SNIPPET: “SAN DIEGO An explosion of unknown origin damaged several floors of a hotel under construction near Petco Park Monday, injuring at least 12 people and hurling glass, metal and other debris over the site.
People throughout the Marina area and miles away reported hearing a loud blast near the San Diego Convention Center on West Harbor Drive shortly after 2 p.m., according to police.”
ARTICLE SNIPPET: “Initial reports indicate that the explosion appeared to have been centered in rooms containing mechanical equipment at the partially completed high-rise Hilton hotel near Eighth Avenue, San Diego police Officer Jim Johnson said.”
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ARTICLE SNIPPET: “Police shut down Harbor Drive in the area while investigating the blast.
A city bomb squad and search-dog teams were on scene shortly after the explosion, preparing to enter and begin the process of determining the cause.
Personnel with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also went to the site to gather evidence.”
Story Updated: May 19, 2008 at 3:59 PM PDT