HARBIN, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- At least one person was killed and another 15 were injured after an explosion happened early Thursday morning in a residential building in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said.
Police in the province's Jixi City received report at about 5:26 a.m. that an explosion occurred at a building in Longshan International Community, according to the municipal government.
The fire was extinguished. Rescue is under way at the scene.
The cause of the accident is being investigated.