Two killed, three hurt in ex­plo­sion

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

Two peo­ple were killed and three oth­ers were in­jured in an ex­plo­sion at a fac­tory on Tues­day, lo­cal au­thor­i­ties said onWed­nes­day. The ex­plo­sion oc­curred at 5:15 pm at an in­dus­trial park in Shucheng county. Five peo­ple had been res­cued as of 10 am onWed­nes­day, while 10 re­mained un­ac­counted for, ac­cord­ing to the au­thor­i­ties. Po­lice, fire­fight­ers, doc­tors and lo­cal of­fi­cials were aid­ing the res­cue op­er­a­tion. An in­ves­ti­ga­tion into the cause of the in­ci­dent is un­der­way.

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