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Three dead, dozens hurt in Shenyang restaurant blast

2021-10-21 HKT 11:36
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  • At least three people died and more than 30 others were injured in the explosion in Shenyang. Photo: AP
    At least three people died and more than 30 others were injured in the explosion in Shenyang. Photo: AP
Three people were killed and more than 30 others injured in an explosion on Thursday in Shenyang, Liaoning province, according to local authorities.

The blast took place at around 8:20am at a restaurant in Taiyuannan Street in Heping district, Xinhua News Agency reported.

It caused damaged to nearby buildings and impacted a bus, said the district publicity department.

The injured people were taken for medical treatment and the cause of the accident was being investigated.

The explosion caused a power outage affecting some 15,000 households, Xinhua said.

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Last updated: 2021-10-21 HKT 14:30