Deaths reported after explosion at home on Pine Ridge Reservation

The Oglala Sioux Housing Administration. Photo by James Pendleton / U.S. Department of Agriculture

An explosion at a home on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota has resulted in four deaths, according to news reports.

The explosion occurred on Thursday afternoon, according to the reports. Four people -- an elderly man and elderly woman, along with two young women -- were killed and several others were injured, KOTA-TV reported.

The explosion destroyed both units of a duplex, Newscenter1 reported. The station attributed the explosion to propane gas.

Read More on the Story:
At least 4 die in duplex explosion on Pine Ridge reservation (AP 10/7)
4 reported dead in Pine Ridge Indian Reservation explosion (KOTA-TV / AP 10/6)
Explosion in Pine Ridge kills three (Newscenter1 10/6)

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