ICRT Radio News
Five people were hurt, including one seriously, in a gas explosion in a
fifth-floor apartment in Panchio early this morning.
Firefighters found three people – including two men in their 20s and a
39-year-old woman – in the apartment in which a wall had collapsed due to the
force of the explosion. The men were treated for cuts in hospital and
released while the woman suffered third-degree burns and remains in intensive
Officials said two neighbors in the apartment complex on Xinhai Road were
slightly hurt by flying glass.
A total of 41 emergency vehicles and 140 people responded to the
The cause of the blast is under investigation. [SOURCE]