CHANGCHUN, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- Two people were killed and 24 others were injured in a machinery plant explosion in northeast China's Jilin Province Friday night, local authorities said Saturday morning.
The accident occurred at around 11:40 p.m. Friday in Sanhe Township, Dongfeng County, leaving two people dead, including one who died in the hospital. The explosion also caused a fire in the plant.
So far, a total of 41 houses have been damaged.
Investigation into the explosion is underway and the rescue effort is continuing.