BEIJING: At least one person was killed and three others injured in an explosion followed by fire at a factory in China's eastern Anhui province, state media reported today.
So far, four persons have been rescued while 11 remain unaccounted for, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The explosion occurred at 5:15 (local time) yesterday afternoon at a factory on an industrial park in Tangshu Township, Shucheng county.
Police have cordoned off the scene of the incident, and ambulances have begun to arrive. Fire fighters continue to fight the fire.