Local March 12, 2014 | 11:11 am

NYC buildings collapse kills 2, injures 60 in sector with many Dominicans

New York.- As collapse of two buildings in Harlem Wednesday has killed two women and injured as many as 30 people, after an explosion from a suspected gas leak, local media report.

CNN reports that New York utility Con Edison had been called to the site in East Harlem to check a possible gas leak just before the explosion.

It said one person sustained "serious trauma" and is being treated at a nearby hospital.

East Harlem is home to many Dominican nationals, together with Spanish Harlem and nearby Washington Heights.

More information as available…

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