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25 Jan 2019 | 01:55 PM UTC

China: Series of explosion in Changchun (Jilin province) January 25

Taiwan News Alert

A series of explosions rock a shopping mall in Changchun city January 25; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/25/2019, 12:00 AM until 1/25/2019, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION China

Event

On Friday, January 25, a series of explosions rocked the Wanda Shopping Plaza building in the northeastern city of Changchun (Jilin province). At least one person was killed in the blast. People present in the shopping mall have been urged to leave the area immediately. Local authorities are investigating the cause of the incident. Individuals present in downtown Changchun are advised to avoid the site of the explosion, anticipate transportation disruptions in the affected area, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

Context

The ninth most populated urban centre in China, the capital of Jilin province, Changchun has a population of nearly eight million and is notoriously known in China as the "city of the automobile".

Advice

Individuals present in downtown Changchun are advised to avoid the site of the explosion, anticipate transportation disruptions in the affected area, and adhere to any instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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