Explosion at Sioux City Mall

October 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Two are dead and many injured in an Explosion at the Sourthern Hills Mall. In the main court at 1:59 pm today a mysterious blast rocked the foundation of the food court. The Sioux City Police are still in investigation for the causes of the blast. Homeland security has been notified and no suspects are present. No names have been released of the causalities.

Eyewitness to the blast Grace Horner said that “My friend was killed in the blast.” As Grace was walking around the JC Penny her fellow walker was in the food court when the blast occurred. Grace heard the blast but never saw it take place.

The mall has been closed because of structural damage from the blast. Torin Otis Mall Security said that following the blast one case of looting occurred. Torin said “The mall is an easy target and was bombed near lunch time so it had a lot of targets.”

More information is expected to be released tonight at 5 at the Police Station. There is an ongoing search for two missing children. Both set of parents reported that their kids were at the mall during the blast but have not heard from them.

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