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The Associated Press is reporting six people were injured at a shopping-center explosion in Prince George’s County today, five of them firefighters. A fire department spokesman says work was being done on a gas line in one of the stores this afternoon. WTOP identifies the location as Penn-Mar Shopping Center in Forestville, which is anchored by Burlington Coat Factory and Marshall’s. Aerial photo by WTOP’s metro traffic unit here.