One killed, 35 injured in east China explosion

Updated: 2008-06-12 19:11

YIWU - One person was killed and 35 others injured in an explosion Wednesday at a plaza in Yiwu, east China's Zhejiang Province, local police said Thursday.

Wang Puhong, deputy director of the Yiwu public security bureau, said the explosion was contrived but he ruled out terror attack.

A number of local residents were dancing on the plaza in Dachen Town of Yiwu City when the explosion took place at 8:45 p.m..

All the injured people, including two seriously wounded, were in stable condition as at Thursday afternoon, said Wang.

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