Students leave the John F. Kennedy multi-high school campus during afternoon showers in the Bronx, N.Y. on March 12, 2010.
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Explosion at New York high school injures three

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An explosion at a New York high school injured three people on Thursday, a fire department spokesman said.

The explosion at John F. Kennedy High School in New York’s Bronx borough was reported at 8:09 p.m. EDT, the spokesman said.

The three injured were taken to hospitals. The cause of the explosion was unknown, he said.