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Gas pipeline blast kills 2, injures 3 in Shanghai
(China Daily)
Updated: 2008-11-22 09:39

SHANGHAI: Two people were killed and three were injured in a gas pipeline blast early on Friday, police said.

The blast occurred at about 4:30 am on a road in Jing'an district when five men were doing maintenance work on the pipeline. One person died on the spot and a second died later in hospital. The three injured men are out of danger, doctors said.

The gas supply and traffic in the city were unaffected.