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Four dead in duplex explosion on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation


Four people were killed and several others seriously injured in an explosion that destroyed a duplex on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Thursday afternoon.

The explosion in the East Ridge neighborhood led to a desperate search for survivors.

Richard Greenwald, a tribal council member representing Pine Ridge Village, said four fatalities had been confirmed as of 6 p.m. Thursday. One elderly man and one elderly woman died in one side of the duplex, while two young women died in the other side. He did not have their ages.


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