Three students were killed in a laboratory blast at a Beijing university on Wednesday, the city’s fire department said.
“There was an explosion at the experimental site during a scientific research experiment” on wastewater treatment in the Environmental Engineering Laboratory, the Beijing Fire Department said.
“The accident caused three students to die,” it added in a statement posted on its social media account.
The incident happened just after 9:30am (0130 GMT) at the Beijing Jiaotong University in the western part of the city. Read more