An explosion has rocked a kindergarten in eastern china and it is reported that children are among the casualties.
As per the initial reports from the province Police department, blast happened near the entrance to the building in Fengxian County.
It is feared that unknown number of people, including children, were wounded in the blast which happened in the eastern Jiangsu province.
Kindergartens in China have been targeted before in apparent revenge attacks carried out by people bearing grudges against their neighbors and society.
The authorities are still investigating the blast, However, state media reports say people have been hurt and photos purportedly from the scene and posted to social media showed children and adults lying on the ground, some bleeding.
It wasn’t clear whether the blast was an accident or was deliberately set. There are reports on website cited an unidentified witness as saying the explosive appeared to have been a bottle of cooking gas.
Police say the blast struck at 4:50 p.m. Thursday at the Chuangxin Kindergarten in the city of Fengxian in Jiangsu province.
Its is feared that the casualties number may increase.