Five people were killed and two others injured in a chemical laboratory blast on Friday in east China's Zhejiang Province.
The accident occurred during the early hours of the morning in a lab of Jusheng Fluorine Chemical Corp. Ltd.
One of the two injured, who were taken to hospital, is in a critical condition.
Jusheng, which mainly produces fluorine refrigerant, is a subsidiary company of Juhua, the largest chemical enterprise in Zhejiang.
The cause of the blast is being investigated.
(Xinhua News Agency April 1, 2006)