Neshoba County, Pa. – A natural gas explosion took place in Neshoba County region of Philadelphia, on Saturday, leveling off a clinic and injuring nine persons in the process.

Witnesses nearby the accident site have stated that windows have been shattered in the nearby hospital as well. The intensity of the explosion was such that the impact was felt 15 miles south of the site.

Leakage of gas into the sewer line has been attributed as the primary reason for the explosion.

In addition to the clinic, a beauty shop located in the same complex was also damaged seriously. However, no casualties were reported as the people managed to escape through the back door.