65 die in China factory explosion, says state news

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 1:02pm

A factory explosion killed 65 people early Saturday in China, according to state news agency Xinhua.

The blast in the eastern Jiangsu Province injured an additional 150 people, Xinhua said, citing officials.

Flames may have ignited dust in a wheel hub polishing facility, according to initial investigations.

The factory is a supplier of U.S. car maker General Motors, according to state TV news.

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