At least 13 dead in China fireworks plant blast

August 30th, 2008 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS  

Hohhot (China), Aug 30 (Xinhua) At least 13 people were killed and six injured in an explosion at a fireworks plant in north China’s Mongolia region Saturday.The explosion happened at about 10.13 a.m. at the Xinxin Fireworks Plant in Sijiazi town, a spokesman of the regional work safety bureau said.

Regional authorities have begun an investigation into the blast, the spokesman added.

No further details were immediately available.

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