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Explosion near Sanlitun
Updated: 2005-08-29 12:02

A blast shattered windows of an office tower in Sanlitun area in downtown Beijing August 28, 2005. One passer-by near the building was injured by flying glass pieces and several cars parked there were damaged. It was reported that the explosion was likely caused by gas leak and the property management company said the rooms where the blast happened were under decoration. [newsphoto]

An investigator surveys the explosion site. [newsphoto]