• An explosion at a factory in China has killed at least 65 people, according to Chinese state media
  • Another 150 people were injured in the blast on Saturday morning in Kunshan, a city in the eastern province of Jiangsu near Shanghai
  • Chinese state television identified the factory as Zhongrong Plating
  • Its website says it employs 450 workers and counts General Motors and other US companies as clients

Preliminary investigations suggest that the blast was caused by dust produced as workers polished metal meeting with high temperatures or an open flame, China’s ministry of public security said

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China factory explosion kills scores

Factory blast in eastern China kills at least 69

Terrible news out of China on the weekend; all those people just trying to earn a crust and not coming home.