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Three killed in Chinese factory explosion

Three people died and five others were injured after an explosion in a feed additive factory last weekend in Sichuan Province, China.

A mechanical failure occurred with the drying equipment at a workshop of Binsheng Trading Co. Ltd., in Pengshan County, according to the local government information office.
An explosion flattened parts of the factory building. Two workers, a man and woman, were killed on the spot, and six others injured of which one died in hospital.
Binsheng Trading Co. Ltd. is a private business based in Longmenqiao Village of Pengshan, a county to the southwest of Chengdu, the provincial capital. It is mainly engaged in producing feed additives, and employs over 60 people.

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