Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Factory Blast Kills 65 in China

Chinese officials say 65 people have been killed and more than 100 injured in an explosion at a factory in eastern Kunshan City. Authorities say the explosion occurred at 7:30 a.m. Saturday (1130 Friday UTC) in an automobile wheel hub grinding workshop owned by a Taiwanese firm. A preliminary investigation showed that the blast was probably caused when dust in an enclosed room was exposed to a spark or flame. The local city government said 45 bodies were pulled from rubble and...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter