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Six killed in a blast at China's geothermal plant

Six people were killed and two others injured in an explosion in a geothermal plant in north China's Hebei province, local authorities said on Sunday.

world Updated: Jan 09, 2012 10:01 IST

Six people were killed and two others injured in an explosion in a geothermal plant in north China's Hebei province, local authorities said on Sunday.

The blast occurred at around 3.00pm in a residential area in the city of Shenzhou on Saturday afternoon.

Geothermal plants focus on extracting heat from the below the earth.

Rescue work has been launched after the accident, state run Xinhua reported.