One killed, four injured in blast at Chinese school cafeteria

Beijing: One person was killed and four others injured in an explosion at a school cafeteria in southwest China's Yunnan Province Tuesday.

The blast occurred at Kuixiang High School in Yiliang County, Zhaotong City today when a gas cooker in the school cafeteria exploded, killing one cafeteria worker and injuring another four, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The four workers who sustained injuries are being treated in hospital.