Six injured in explosion at fireworks factory in China

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Six injured in explosion at fireworks factory in China

Thursday, 09 July 2020 | PTI | Beijing

Six injured in explosion at fireworks factory in China

Six persons were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in China's southwest Sichuan province, state media reported on Thursday.

The blast, triggered by a fire, took place late on Wednesday night in Guanghan city's Nanfeng town.

The blaze was spotted by the factory's guards who called the police. A huge explosion occurred during the evacuation, leading to the injuries to six persons.

Two of them have received serious injuries in the incident.

A top official of Guanghan city, Zhang Junyi, said that the Jinyan fireworks factory was shut down, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
 

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