The number of victims of the explosion in one of the buildings of Yulin city in central China has reached 14 people, 147 were injured. Xinhua agency reported.
As noted, the explosion occurred in one of the buildings in Fugu county. At the moment, the cause is being specified.
The blast severely damaged 58 buildings nearby, including a hospital. At least 70 rescuers arrived at the scene.
As it was previously reported by the locals, the cause of the explosion could be the detonation of explosives that were illegally stored in the basement of the building. The building, where the explosion occurred, was completely destroyed.
According to thepaper.cn, a crater with the depth of four meters and a width of five formed at the scene.
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