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Ten killed, 17 injured in China factory blast

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 09:15

Beijing: At least ten persons were killed
and seventeen others injured in an explosion at a steel plant in northeast China`s Liaoning province.

Three persons were also reported to be missing.

The accident took place yesterday at a steel-casting
workshop in the city of Anshan, according to a statement
issued by the publicity department of the provincial committee
of the Communist Party of China.

While rescue work to search the missing workers was on,
cause of the blast was not clear.

The injured were receiving treatment in hospital, state
run Xinhua news agency quoted the statement as saying.


First Published: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 - 09:15
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