Blast at firecracker workshop kills three Chinese

Beijing, May 19 (IANS) An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker workshop in central China killed three people and left three others injured Sunday, officials said.

The blast occurred around 9.50 a.m. in Yangzhai village in Henan province, Xinhua reported. Police suspect it was caused by illegally stored gunpowder.

The workshop owner’s wife and daughter and a neighbour were killed. The three injured include the workshop owner.

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