Explosion in China on December 09 2017 01:49 PM (UTC).
Two people were killed and seven others remain trapped after an explosion rocked a factory in east China's Jiangsu Province early on Saturday morning, officials said. The explosion occurred at a workshop of a biotech company in the industrial park for chemical enterprises in Guannan County, according to the county's publicity office. A fire caused by the blast has been extinguished. Rescue work is under way, state run Xinhua news agency reported.