6 killed in explosion at Chinese firecracker factory

Six people were killed and eleven others got injured on Sunday in an explosion at firecracker factory in China`s southwest Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Updated: Aug 22, 2010, 22:18 PM IST

Beijing: Six people were killed and eleven
others got injured on Sunday in an explosion at firecracker
factory in China`s southwest Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

The blast hit the private factory in a village in
Lingshan County, Qinzhou City at around 6 pm (local time),
police said.

While the cause of explosion is yet to be known, the
injured have been admitted to hospitals, the state-run Xinhua
news agency reported.

PTI