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31 Mar 2019 | 06:17 AM UTC

China: Factory explosion in Jiangsu kills seven March 31 /update 1

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Scrap metal factory blast kills at least seven people, injures five others in Jiangsu province on March 31; investigation is underway

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/29/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/30/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Shanghai). COUNTRY/REGION Kunshan (Jiangsu province)

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An explosion at a scrap metal factory killed at least seven people on Sunday morning (local time), March 31, and injured five others in Kunshan (Jiangsu province). The blast occurred at around 07:12 at an outdoor industrial facility west of Shanghai, according to local authorities. An investigation into the cause of the explosion is ongoing.


The Kunshan explosion comes shortly after a March 29 blast that killed five people in Shandong province and a March 22 explosion at a Jiangsu chemical plant that killed at least 78 people, injured 640, and forced thousands to evacuate.


Individuals in Kunshan are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.


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