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2 killed in Beijing bakery blast | Updated: 2013-07-24 10:48


A surveillance camera at a cellphone store recorded the blast. [Provided by the cellphone store's owner surnamed Ge]

BEIJING - A preliminary investigation of a bakery explosion found that a liquefied petroleum gas leak in the shop's steel cylinders caused the accident, police said.

The blast went off about 7:30 Wednesday morning in Beijing's Dongcheng district, causing two deaths.

The explosion on Guangming Road left two dead and 19 injured, according to a micro blog issued by Beijing's fire control bureau.


2 killed in Beijing bakery blast

An injured man is treated outside the bakery in Beijing, July 24, 2013. [Photo/]

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