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The exact number of victims injured was not immediately known, but "a few" people were believed to have sustained minor injuries, UC Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof told The Times.
He said the explosion was reported about 6:30 p.m. on the north side of California Hall, in the middle of the sprawling campus.
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Someone on a loudspeaker could be heard saying: "This is the Police Department. Please exit campus," according to a video posted on YouTube.
Mogulof said the entire campus was evacuated. The explosion came about two hours after a power outage was reported, he said.