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Tue Mar 6, 3:57 pm

School explosion kills 41 in China

Forty-one people, including children and teachers, were killed Tuesday when an explosion ripped apart four classrooms at an elementary school in eastern China.

Another 27 people were injured in the blast.

The two-storey school is in the village of Fang Lin in Jiangxi province, some 700 kilometres southwest of Shanghai.

No cause for the explosion has been mentioned.

-- Rachel Gibson (, March 06, 2001

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