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Fireworks Workshop Explodes in Rural China; 8 Missing or Dead

An explosion at a fireworks workshop in a rural area of northern China has killed or left missing eight people and injured 16, state media reported Sunday. The explosion Saturday afternoon destroyed the workshop and damaged about a dozen homes in Yanzihe village in Hebei province, according to the official Xinhua News Agency. Two people were killed and six were missing. One person suffered severe eye injuries and 15 others bruises. Xinhua said that the villager who owns the workshop...

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