At Least Three People Killed, Dozens Injured in Gas Explosion in Northeast China

At least three people were killed, and dozens injured, during a gas explosion in northeast China on Thursday, October 21, according to local officials.

Local fire authorities said 33 people were injured from the blast, which happened at around 8:20 am at a commercial building in Shenyang’s Heping District.

Fire crews responded to the incident and all those injured were taken to nearby hospitals, according to officials.

These images, uploaded by Liaoning Fire on Weibo, show emergency crews attending the site of the explosion, with multiple buildings destroyed and glass and rubble strewn across the street. Credit: Liaoning Fire via Storyful

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