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Explosive, fireworks blast kills two in Weifang

Two people died and 12 were injured when an illegal store of explosives and fireworks exploded in Weifang city, in east China`s Shandong Province, on Monday.

The Weifang Work Safety Bureau said the explosion occurred at around 10:10 am near Gejia village in Fangzi District. Most of the injured were villagers and six were women.

All the injured were out of danger after being treated in nearby hospitals, said local work safety officials.

Police are searching for the owner of the explosives, a migrant worker from another city, who disappeared after the blast.

An investigation into the cause of the explosion is underway.(SD News)
Date:2006-8-31 15:04:14 From:sdnews    
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