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Sun 24th October 2021 | 11:40 AM
BEIJING (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – 24th October, 2021) Two people were killed and seven others were injured after a gas explosion at a residential building in the port city of Dalian in China‘s northeastern province of Liaoning, the state-run CCTV broadcaster reported on Sunday.
The blast took place in the county-level city of Wafangdian at about 5:30 a.m. local time on Sunday (21:30 GMT on Saturday), the broadcaster said, adding that the fire has been already put out and rescue operations have been completed.
All those injured were transported to a hospital, while other residents were evacuated, the CCTV said.
A probe has been launched into the incident to establish the cause of the explosion.