Explosion rocks fireworks factory in eastern China

GERMAN PRESS AGENCY - DPA
BEIJING
Published 05.02.2018 10:38

A massive explosion rocked a fireworks factory in Jiangxi province in eastern China on Monday, state media reported.

The explosion occurred at 9 am (0100 GMT) and was followed by a "mushroom-shaped cloud and raging fire," according to CGTN, a state-run television station.

No casualties have been reported so far, CGTN said.

The local government said it had dispatched the Fireworks Safety Supervision Bureau to investigate the incident.

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