Explosion in Southern China Kills Five People, Xinhua Reports

An explosion in southern China’s Guangdong province, possibly linked to a family dispute, killed five people and injured more than 20, Xinhua News Agency said, citing an unidentified city government official.

The blast in the Potou district of the city of Zhanjiang occurred at about 2 p.m. local time today, the official Chinese news service reported.

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