China blast hurts children at nursery

China blast hurts children at nursery

  • 15 June 2017
  • From the section China

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An explosion at a nursery in China has caused several casualties, including women and children, reports say.

Official state news outlet Xinhua said the blast has taken place near a kindergarten in Fengxian County in the east of the country.

The number of casualties is unclear, it said.

A local police official confirmed the incident to the AFP news agency and said it was under investigation.

Unconfirmed photos posted to social media and shared by Chinese news outlets appeared to show dozens of people on the ground, including injured children.