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3 killed, 7 injured as police destroy explosives
Updated: 2009-09-26 13:16

HOHHOT: Three people were killed and seven others seriously injured as police in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region were destroying explosives Friday, the region's work safety supervision bureau said Saturday.

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The tragedy happened in Chao'er of Hulunbeier City. Among the killed were deputy chief of the Chao'er public security bureau, a fire police officer and a driver from Chao'er forestry bureau, the work safety bureau said.

The injured were all staff members from the forestry bureau. The accident is under further probe.