Factory explosion in China kills dozens

An explosion that ripped through a motor wheels factory in the eastern China province of Jiangsu killed 71 people and injured 186, the official Xinhua news agency said on Sunday.

Earlier it had said the blast, that occurred on Saturday, killed 69 and injured roughly 200.

The accident at the Zhongrong Metal Products Co Ltd plant, which makes aluminum wheels for automakers including General Motors Co. (Reuters)

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Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers look for survivors after an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers are seen at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

A view of damaged buildings and debris at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Damaged cars are seen at the site of an explosion in Ningbo in China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Chinese policemen control the road at the site of an explosion in Ningbo in the eastern Zhejiang province on November 26, 2017. (Photo: Dan Martin/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers are seen at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

A view of damaged buildings at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers are seen at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

A view of damaged buildings at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Debris is seen at the site after a blast in Jiangbei District on Nov. 26, 2017 in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province of China. (Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers are seen at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers search at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

A view of damaged buildings at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Rescue workers search at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

A view of damaged cars and buildings at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

Firefighters do rescue works at the site after a blast in Jiangbei District on Nov. 26, 2017 in Ningbo, Zhejiang Province of China. (Photo: VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Factory explosion in China kills dozens

A view of damaged cars and buildings at the site of an explosion in Ningbo, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on Nov. 26, 2017. (Photo: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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