Aftermath of explosion in residential area in China

Footage has emerged from China of rescue teams and excavators on the scene of an explosion which killed nine in a residential area.

The video, filmed in Linfen, Shanxi Province last Saturday, shows firefighters, police officers, paramedic and excavators rescuing residents on the scene.

According to reports, it is suspected that explosives illegally stored in a house were at the origin of the blast.

The case is under investigation.