Updated: 08/02/2014 11:19 | By Agence France-Presse

Explosion at factory in eastern China kills 65: state media

An explosion at a factory in eastern China on Saturday  killed 65 people, a government broadcaster said, while an unknown number of others were injured.


The explosion in Kunshan, a city in the eastern province of Jiangsu, "has resulted in 65 deaths and the number of injured persons is still being estimated," state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV) said in an Internet post.

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