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Eight injured, 3 missing in gas pipeline explosion in China

The explosion occurred around 6 am (local time) near a residential area in Jinzhou district of Dalian.

By: PTI | Beijing |
January 25, 2021 11:32:32 am
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Eight people were injured and three others went missing after a natural gas pipe exploded in northeast China’s port city of Dalian on Monday, local authorities said.

The explosion occurred around 6 am (local time) near a residential area in Jinzhou district of Dalian.

Eight people were injured by shattered window glass and have been sent to the hospital, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

The fire has been put out, and an initial investigation has found that the explosion was caused by a leakage of the natural gas pipeline, it said.

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