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Gas Explosion

Daughter of Shanxi official killed in 'gas explosion'

The daughter of a senior official in a Shanxi city in charge of legal affairs was killed in an explosion at home reportedly caused by a gas leak, but rumours online call it a bomb attack. 

Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 5:51pm

Fireball rips through Ma On Shan restaurant, injuring 21

Twenty-one people were injured, one critically, after a fire sparked by a gas explosion tore through a crowded restaurant at lunch hour yesterday. More than 200 others were evacuated.

10 Jan 2013 - 10:40am

Gas explosion at Yunnan coal mine leaves 17 dead

Debris is strewn around the closed Shangchang coal mine in Fuyuan, in the southwest Yunnan province, following an explosion on December 4. The gas blast left 17 people dead, state press said, in the latest accident to hit the industry. 

7 Dec 2012 - 4:36am

China Digest, December 3, 2012

A former chemistry major aged 27 appeared in court on Saturday, charged with making amphetamines at his home in August, Beijing Times reports. 

3 Dec 2012 - 6:50am

China Digest, November 23, 2012

A woman in her early 30s is suing a psychiatric hospital in Beijing for keeping her against her will for three days in June at the request of her parents.

23 Nov 2012 - 3:13am

China Digest, September 12, 2012

BEIJING

Toilets subject to nose test

12 Sep 2012 - 3:45am

Three hurt by gas explosion

Three people were hurt by a gas blast in the street outside an estate agency in the Wai Cheung Industrial Centre in Shek Pai Tau Road, Tuen Mun, at about 5pm yesterday. Police said the explosion sent a manhole cover flying into the air and smashed the door of the agency. A woman in the office and a boy, 12, and an elderly woman walking nearby suffered minor injuries.

11 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Bus damaged as blast sends drain cover flying

A KMB bus was damaged yesterday when a gas explosion launched a metal drain cover into the air, hitting the vehicle. The bus was hit at the junction of Ngau Tau Kok Road and Horse Shoe Lane in Sau Mau Ping at 8.30am. The driver inspected the bus after he heard a loud noise. One of the windows was broken. An investigation indicated the explosion was caused by methane gas.

18 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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