2 dead, 26 injured after blast topples factory in central China

WUHAN. March 27. KAZINFORM Two people were killed, 26 others injured after a blast toppled a biopharmaceutical plant in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province, Tuesday afternoon, according to Xinhua.

A reaction kettle exploded from excessive pressure at around 1:30 p.m., causing a workshop to collapse at the Luyuan Biopharmaceutical Plant in the city's Jiangxia District, said an official with the provincial fire department.

Rescuers said late Tuesday that they have managed to pull out all the people buried in the debris.

The wounded have been rushed to hospital, among whom, two suffered severe injuries, said the official.

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