CHINA Storage facility blast kills 2 in East China's Shandong

CHINA

Storage facility blast kills 2 in East China's Shandong

Xinhua

23:24, August 15, 2020

JINAN - An explosion on Saturday at an agricultural storage facility in East China's Shandong province caused multiple casualties, local authorities said.

d1160924ab18972bb2f14ac23ce15a8e9f510aa6.jpeg

(Photo: agencies)

The accident occurred at 9:50 am in Mamiao village, in the city of Jining. Two people were found dead on the spot. All the injured have sustained non-lethal wounds, and they have been sent to the hospital for treatment.

A preliminary investigation revealed that a power line fire, triggered by a villager while felling trees, led to the accident.

Local officials and rescue forces are working at the site.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue