6 dead, 9 injured in restaurant gas explosion in east China

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-13 15:58:09|Editor: huaxia
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NANJING, Oct. 13 (Xinhua) -- Six people were killed and nine others injured in a restaurant gas explosion in east China's Jiangsu Province Sunday, local authorities said.

The gas explosion happened at around 11 a.m. in a street food restaurant in Xishan District in the city of Wuxi, the city's publicity department said.

A total of 15 people were sent to hospital for treatment, six of whom died. The nine injured are under stable condition.

Further rescue work is underway.