The News Scroll 09 July 2020  Last Updated at 9:42 am | Source: PTI

Six injured in explosion at fireworks factory in China

Six injured in explosion at fireworks factory in China
By K J M Varma

Beijing, Jul 9 (PTI) 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. PTI KJV CPS

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