Manhole explosion in New York
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New York manhole explosion filmed by passerby

Dramatic footage has emerged of a manhole exploding on a busy street in Manhattan on Friday.

French woman Lea Debressy was filming in front of a bakery on the corner of 45th Street and Ninth Avenue, when it exploded.

There were no reported injuries but a nearby window broke.

It is believed a problem with underground cables caused the explosion.

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