8 killed in gas explosion in NE China

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Eight people were killed and three others injured in a gas leak that caused a fire and an explosion at a residential apartment in Changchun City, northeast China's Jilin Province, on Wednesday, according to officials.

The fire department was alerted to the fire and blast at 5:35 a.m BJT. Firefighters, police and ambulances rushed to the scene.

The preliminary investigation shows that the incident was caused by the improper use of gas by residents. Further investigation is underway. 

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