Mill explosion kills six in China

by Emily Buckley
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CHANGZHOU, CHINA — Six people are reported to have been killed and two injured in a flour mill explosion in east China.

The explosion at Changzhou city’s Maidebao Food Co. razed 350 square meters of factory floor and smashed windows in a nearby workers’ dormitory.

Police are still investigating the cause of the explosion at the factory, which is said to have suffered a previous blast in 1998.