Jan. 18 (Bloomberg) -- A fireworks blast in northern China’s Hebei province today killed three people and injured 11, the official Xinhua News Agency reported, citing unidentified local-government officials.
The blast happened at about 10:20 a.m. local time in Yangcun village, Xingtang county, leading to the collapse of a two-story home, Xinhua reported. The exact number of casualties and reason for the blast are being investigated, it said.
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