Explosion reported in north China plant

2021-01-14 08:35:22 GMT2021-01-14 16:35:22(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

TIANJIN, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- An explosion occurred Thursday at an auto parts plant in north China's Tianjin Municipality, local authorities said.

No deaths have been reported in the blast, but an unspecified number of people were injured and have been rushed to the hospital, according to the fire department in Tianjin Port bonded area.

An investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.