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New York in shock over storm horror

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New York was on Wednesday confronting the devastation of superstorm Sandy, which left at least 18 people dead in the city and threatened to bring prolonged chaos and misery. 

A man shops for groceries by flashlight at an East Village grocery store in New York on October 30. New York confronted the devastation of superstorm Sandy, which left at least 18 people dead in the city and threatened to bring prolonged chaos and misery

Firefighters battled blazes and carried out rescues in flooded houses a day after the storm set off an explosion at a power station. Scores of buildings were destroyed by fire or the record 13.9-foot (4.2-meter) storm surge.

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