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Factory explosion is China kills three workers

Three people were killed and four others injured in a workshop explosion in Zhejiang Province last night.

Initial reports are that a reaction kettle exploded and triggered a fire in a chemical factory.

All seven workers trapped following the explosion were rescued, but two died at the scene, and another died after medical treatment failed. Four other workers were also hospitalised.

The investigation is ongoing.

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