According to the New China News Agency (Xinhua) that the explosion was caused by a gas leak in a barbecue restaurant in the city of Yinchuan.
At least 31 people were killed in a restaurant explosion in a city They get highin northwest ChinaThe government press reported.
“The liquefied petroleum gas leak (…) caused an explosion while operating a barbecue restaurant,” the government agency said. shenhua About the explosion that occurred on Wednesday.
He added that seven people were “receiving rescue care” and that one was in a “critical condition”.
Xinhua said that two people suffered severe burns, two others had minor injuries, and two had glass scratches.
Images from the state’s closed-circuit television network showed more than a dozen firefighters working at the site. Where smoke rose from a hole in the facade of the building.
Glass shards and other debris littered the street, where restaurants and other entertainment venues operated.
The explosion occurred at about 8:40 pm on Wednesday in Fuyang BBQ Restaurantin a residential area in the center They get highthe capital of the autonomous region Ningxia.
The incident occurred on the eve of a three-day vacation Dragon Boat Festivalin many China They go out to socialize with friends.