Blast and lift collapse in China kills 32

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Beijing, Dec 27: A blast rocked the village of Donggancheng of a provincial city of China and a construction lift plummeted to the ground on Saturday, Dec 27 killing atleast 32 people , the official Xinhua news agency said.

"The explosion destroyed more than 10 homes, killing at least 15 people and injuring nine others," Xinhua said. Police were pursuing suspects behind the blast, it added.

"Separately, a lift carrying workers at a residential development being built in Changsha, Hunan province, crashed to the ground at around 7.30 am, killing at least 17 and seriously injuring another," Xinhua said.

OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)

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