China weapons facility blast kills 17 soliders: Xinhua | WORLD

June 18, 2014 3:02 AM

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BEIJING: At least 17 Chinese soldiers have died in an explosion at a weapon storage facility, state media said Wednesday.

The blast Tuesday afternoon occurred in Hengyang city in central China´s Hunan province as "soldiers were piling up ammunition", the official Xinhua news agency reported.

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