Police at Berkeley campus after explosion Monday.
(Robin Abacarian / Los Angeles Times)
An explosion tore through a building on the UC Berkeley campus Monday evening, injuring some people and forcing a campuswide evacuation, officials said.
The explosion took place at California Hall about 6:30 p.m. and resulted in "a few" victims with minor injuries, a university spokesman said.
He said one person was taken to a hospital.
The entire campus was evacuated. The explosion followed a power outage that was reported about 4:30 p.m.
No other details were immediately available.
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