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JPMorgan carrying out safety check after explosion at Ohio building

FILE PHOTO: JP Morgan Chase & Co. corporate headquarters in New York

(Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase is in close contact with local officials after a building explosion in Youngstown, Ohio, a bank spokesperson said in response to questions after a video of the purported blast was posted on X.

The company is checking on the safety of people in the building and area, the spokesperson said, adding that it will then "work to determine what happened and assess the damage".

(Reporting by Lananh Nguyen in New York; Editing by Arun Koyyur)