Six killed in boiler explosion in China

Six people were killed and another person injured after a boiler exploded in northwest China`s Shaanxi Province.

Last Updated: Nov 21, 2012, 15:31 PM IST

Beijing: Six people were killed and another person injured after a boiler exploded on Wednesday in northwest China`s Shaanxi Province.

The gas boiler exploded in the morning in a three-storey building at a residential community of Mengshan Road in the city of Xingping, a city government spokesman said.
The building collapsed following the blast.

The casualties were property management workers and residents, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
The injured person was rushed to hospital but it was unknown if the injury was life threatening or not.

PTI