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3 dead, 4 injured in SW China apartment blast

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-06-09 09:22

KUNMING-- Three people were killed and another four were injured in a blast in an apartment early Monday morning in Southwest China's Yunnan province, local authorities said.

The blast, which occurred at around 2:30 am, ripped through the fourth floor apartment on Ziyun street in Chuxiong city, the authorities said.

The injured people have been hospitalized, and the cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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