BEIJING, China - An explosion Friday at a chemicals plant in northern China killed one person and left 12 others missing, authorities said.
Thirteen people were on a floor that produced emulsion explosives at the plant run by Kailuan Group in the city of Tangshan when the morning blast occurred, the government of Hebei province said in a statement. One person was confirmed to be dead, and authorities were searching for the 12 others.
The brief statement gave no cause for the explosion.
EWING, N.J. - An explosion at a town house complex in New Jersey appears to have caused heavy damage.
Television footage shows damage to several units at the development in Ewing, outside the state capital of Trenton, and widely scattered debris.
Flames can be seen shooting up from the ground, apparently fed by a gas line.
A Ewing police dispatcher says he has no information yet on a cause or possible injuries.