Fireworks factory blast kills 7, injures 13

Xinhua
An explosion has killed seven and injured 13 on Wednesday morning at a workshop of a fireworks factory in central China's Hunan Province, according to local publicity department.
Xinhua

An explosion has killed seven and injured 13 on Wednesday morning at a workshop of a fireworks factory in central China's Hunan Province, according to local publicity department.

The blast occurred at 7:50am in the factory in the city of Liuyang due to illegal production.

The injured have been sent to the hospital for medical treatment.

The site of the accident has been closed and those in charge of the fireworks company were taken into police custody.

A team was formed to investigate the accident.

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