- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - A house explosion north of Mandan has killed two people.

The Morton County Sheriff’s Office says the house along state Highway 1806 was destroyed by the blast about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday. Authorities say there was an explosion but no fire.

A female was pronounced dead at the scene. A male and another female were taken to a Bismarck hospital, where the male was pronounced dead.

Authorities did not immediately release the names or ages of the victims.

The cause of the explosion wasn’t immediately determined.

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