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6 killed, 2 injured after geothermal plant blast in north China


10:40, January 08, 2012

SHIJIAZHUANG, Jan. 7 (Xinhua) -- Six people were dead and two others injured in a geothermal plant explosion in north China's Hebei province Saturday afternoon, local authorities said.

The blast occurred at around 3:00 p.m. in a residential area in the city of Shenzhou.

Rescue work was launched right after the accident.

An investigation into the cause of the blast is underway.


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