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Two killed, seven missing in explosion in a factory

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Two people were killed and seven others remain trapped after an explosion rocked a factory in east China's Jiangsu Province early this morning, officials said.

The explosion occurred at a workshop of a biotech company in the industrial park for chemical enterprises in Guannan County, according to the county's publicity office.

A fire caused by the blast has been extinguished.

Rescue work is underway, state run Xinhua agency reported.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, December 09 2017. 14:40 IST