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  8/5/2014, Av 9, 5774

China Factory Explosion Kills at Least 69

An explosion at an eastern China wheel factory on Saturday killed at least 69 people and injured more than 120.

The blast has been described as a serious safety breach, as it occurred when a flame was lit in a dusty room. Two of the company’s representatives have been taken into police custody, pending a full investigation.