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Updated on: Sunday, October 24, 2021, 01:55 PM IST

Watch video: Massive gas explosion in China's Dalian kills two, injures seven

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Representational Photo  | Photo: Unsplash/@jens_johnsson

Representational Photo | Photo: Unsplash/@jens_johnsson

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Two people were killed and seven others injured in a gas explosion at a residential building in the Chinese port city of Dalian on Sunday.

A huge fire that broke out after the explosion has been extinguished and the wounded were admitted to the hospital, state-run CGTN-TV reported The cause of the accident is being investigated.

This is the second such explosion in a week.

On October 21, four people were killed and 47 others injured in a gas explosion at a restaurant in Shenyang, the capital of north-eastern China's Liaoning province.

Video footage shared online shows the massive destruction of a three-story building, with debris littered across the area and nearby buildings affected. Cars parked near the restaurant were also damaged.

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Published on: Sunday, October 24, 2021, 01:55 PM IST
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