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Three killed in fireworks factory explosion in China

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 14:51

Beijing: Three people have been killed and 45 others injured in an explosion caused by lightning at a fireworks factory in China.
The explosion was triggered at the plant in east China`s Jiangxi Province yesterday after lightning hit the factory, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Six of the injured are in a critical condition.

More than 300 employees were working at the Jinshan fireworks plant in Linchuan district in Fuzhou City at the time of the explosion, the city government said.


First Published: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 14:51
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