BEIJING, July 24 (UPI) --
A gas explosion at a downtown Beijing bakery killed two people and injured 19 Wednesday morning, Chinese officials say.
Four people were hospitalized with severe injuries, the official state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The explosion at the Golden Phoenix Bakery store in the Dongcheng district of Beijing occurred about 7:30 a.m. local time.
The ensuing fire was extinguished and two tanks containing liquefied gas removed, officials said.
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