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Explosion in Chinese village kills at least 43 people

BEIJING – An explosion in a villager’s home killed at least 43 people early Friday in northern China, a government news agency reported.Another 28 people were injured in the 6:30 a.m. explosion in the village of Dongzhai in Shanxi province, the Xinhua News Agency said.It said the cause of the explosion was under investigation.Shanxi is a major coal-producing area, and frequently suffers fatal accidents blamed on improperly stored explosives for mining.


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