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Philadelphia Food Truck Explodes, Injures Twelve People [VIDEO]

Kaitlan Collins
Entertainment Reporter

A Feltonville food truck exploded Tuesday, injuring 12 people, with two in critical condition, according to a CBS report.

Chief Inspector Scott Small of the Philadelphia Police said it appears the cause for the explosion was the truck’s propane tank. He said the truck has two tanks on the rear end, and one exploded, while the other one is still intact.

The entire incident was caught on a surveillance tape. The report said a 42-year-old mother and her 17-year-old daughter were both inside the truck when the tank exploded, and a hospital official said the two remain in critical condition with severe burns. The mother, Olga Galdamez, opened the food truck about two months ago.

The remaining eight victims have all been released from the hospital.

Watch the explosion here: