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In southern China have exploded with fireworks warehouse

February 15 2008

In China, at Guangzhou, exploded 15 thousand packages of fireworks were stored in 20 warehouses. No injuries have been reported yet.

A series of seven explosions occurred at 15:30 local time in one area of the settlement Foshan - satellite city metropolis Guangzhou, southern China. From explosions tanned rosshey nearby trees. Force of the explosion was such that fragments of glass and metal flew off a mile, and glass in residential buildings trembled at a distance of 5 km from the crash site. The locals thought it was an earthquake, the report said. Four security guards who were guarding the warehouses, which occupy 11 hectares, was evacuated immediately.

The scene, cordoned off 650 police officers, fire arisen fire was attended by a large number of firefighters and soldiers. Cause of the explosion of warehouses being investigated, reports RIA Novosti .

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