Gas leak blast kills 1 in residential building in north China

09:14, March 11, 2010      

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A gas leak has resulted in a blast killing one person Wednesday in a residential building in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local authorities said.

The person was rushed to hospital but died later, said Wushen Banner Government in a statement.

The explosion happened in Galutu town, Wushen Banner. Surrounding houses were damaged in the blast, it said.

Police are relocating the people affected.

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