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South China plant blasts kill 17, injure 20

(Xinhua)    14:28, December 31, 2014
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GUANGZHOU, Dec. 31 -- Seventeen people were killed and 20 others were injured after a plant was rocked by blasts in Foshan City of south China's Guangdong Province Wednesday morning, local authorities said.

The blasts were heard at about 9:30 a.m.from the Fuwa Engineering Manufacturing Co. Ltd at the Shunde District of industrial city Foshan, confirmed the press office of the district government.

All injured people were rushed to nearby hospitals.

A decorating worker who was working at least 1 km away from the site told Xinhua that he can hear loud sound of explosions.

Guangdong Province is one of China's largest manufacturing bases.

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