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Published: Wednesday June 18, 2014 MYT 11:10:02 AM
Updated: Wednesday June 18, 2014 MYT 11:11:04 AM

'Accidental blast' kills 17 Chinese soldiers storing ammunition

BEIJING (Reuters) - An explosion killed 17 soldiers storing ammunition in a military warehouse in central China, state media reported on Wednesday.

The "accidental blast" on Tuesday happened in the province of Hunan, the official Xinhua news agency reported via its microblog.

Officials are investigating the cause, Xinhua said.

(Reporting By Megha Rajagopalan; Editing by Nick Macfie)


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