2 killed in explosion at US Connecticut Veterans Affairs hospital

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Washington [US], November 13 (ANI/Xinhua): Two people were killed on Friday in an explosion at a Veterans Affairs hospital in eastern US state Connecticut, the authorities said.

"We received a report this morning that an explosion occurred at the West Haven campus of the VA Connecticut Healthcare System that resulted in two deaths in a non-patient care area," Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie said in a statement.

"Neither of the victims was VA patients and patient care was not affected," the statement said. (ANI/Xinhua)