Report: Explosion kills 18 in China

September 2, 2009 7:17:33 AM PDT
A state news agency reports a chemical explosion in eastern China has killed 18 people and injured 10 others. The official Xinhua News Agency says a truck carrying chemicals exploded Wednesday near Linyi city in Shandong province.

The report cited unidentified firefighters.

No other details are immediately available.


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