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In China, six people were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory

Six people were injured in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Sichuan province in southwest China, Xinhua news Agency reported.

The explosion caused a fire that occurred late Wednesday in the village South of the city of Guanghan.

As reported, the flames had been contained to three hours Thursday night (local time).

According to the head of the party Committee of the city of Guanghan Zhang Junyi, a fire broke out in the production area of pyrotechnic factory "Jinyan".

An investigation of the causes of the emergency.