Beijing, Nov 12 (PTI) A powerful blast ripped through a factory warehouse in China’s east Shandong province, killing six persons and injuring five others, authorities said Monday.Also Read - Video: Forest Officers Risk Own Lives And Rescue Woman & Baby From Raging Waterfall. WATCH

The explosion took place at about 10 AM (local time) at Huifeng Carbon Plant in Kongcun township of Pingyin county, they said. Also Read - Lingerie ad or Mangalsutra Shoot? Netizens Troll Sabyasachi For His New Jewellery Line Photoshoot

An investigation into the cause of the accident was underway, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. Also Read - Shehnaaz Gill Should Not be Made to Remember Sidharth Shukla Everytime: Himanshi Khurana Expresses Concern

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