Update: 7 killed in explosion at entrance to kindergarten in eastern China, Local Government
June 17, Beijing: There has been an explosion at a kindergarten in Eastern China.
According to reports, the Chinese police are reporting casualties after an explosion at a kindergarten in Fengxian, Jiangsu province. The Police say an explosion struck the entrance to a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, with reports saying there have been casualties.
Police officials say they're investigating and have no word yet on injuries or deaths.Media reports say people have been hurt and photos purportedly from the scene and posted to social media showed children and adults lying on the ground, some bleeding.
According to Police “the blast struck at 4:50 p.m. Thursday at the Chuangxin Kindergarten in the city of Fengxian in Jiangsu province.”Police is not yet sure whether the blast was an accident or was deliberately set. The newspaper Xiandaikuaibao reports that “the explosive appeared to have been a bottle of cooking gas.” Kindergartens in China have been targeted before in apparent revenge attacks carried out by people bearing grudges against their neighbors and society.
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