Explosion in China on November 08 2016 03:40 PM (UTC).
An explosion at a military factory in eastern China's Anhui province, heard by villagers, was strong enough to shatter windows in houses 2km away, the official Xinhua news agency says. No information was available on possible casualties following the blast on Tuesday. Villagers said they heard a loud bang coming from an industrial park in Shucheng county, according to Xinhua. Police have cordoned off the factory, while fire fighters and local officials were involved in rescue operations, it said.