Seven killed in explosion at China`s slabstone plant

An explosion in a dormitory of a slabstone plant killed seven workers and injured another in north China`s Hebei Province.

Beijing: An explosion in a dormitory of a
slabstone plant killed seven workers and injured another in
north China`s Hebei Province.

The explosion that occurred yesterday in Baoding City
is believed to have been caused by explosives illegally stored
in the plant, Xinhua news agency reported.

While six workers were found dead in the collapsed
building, another died after being rushed to hospital, Zhang
Gangqiang, deputy director of the city government`s
information office said.

PTI

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