Two die, 7 injured in east China mine blast

Two people were killed and seven injured in a mine blast in east China’s Fujian Province Tuesday, local authorities said.

Explosives in a Shunchang county’s mine went off at 9:35 a.m., killing two at the scene and injuring seven others, said the county’s government in a statement.

Two with eye injuries were rushed to a hospital in the provincial capital Fuzhou and the other five went to Shunchang County Hospital, it said.

Police are investigating the incident.


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