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Three Dead After Explosion in Yunnan [UPDATE]

Posted: 06/9/2014 9:47 am

chuxiong explosion UPDATE 5:41pm June 9: Pictures from the scene show that a large hole has been made in the wall of the apartment from the blast, while an interior wall is described as having collapsed.chuxiong explosion


An explosion in the City of Chuxiong in Yunnan Province has left three dead and four injured, Xinhua reports.

A report from the Chuxiong People’s Government said that the explosion occurred at 2:30am today (June 9) at the Yunnan No. 5 Public Highway and Bridge Construction Company on 64 Xiyun Street in the Chuxiong Development Zone. The specific location of the explosion is named as apartment 401, building 3 and is located in an adjoining neighborhood to the company grounds.

All injured victims have been taken to hospital for treatment. The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

Photo: yizuworld

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