6 killed in explosion at Chinese firecracker factory

Last Updated: Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 22:18

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



First Published: Sunday, August 22, 2010 - 22:18

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