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31 Killed After LPG Leak Sets Off Explosion In China Restaurant

At least 31 people were killed after a Lpg gas explosion ripped through a restaurant in the northwestern Chinese city of Yinchuan, reported state media.

The incident occurred on Wednesday night. State-run Xinhua news agency on Thursday reported that the blast was caused by a leaking liquefied petroleum gas tank at the eatery.

Seven more people were receiving medical treatment, the agency said, with one of them in a “critical condition”.

Two others had suffered severe burns, two had minor injuries and two had scratches caused by flying glass, Xinhua said.

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