30 Sep '15, 12pm

More: Suspect allegedly from Liucheng county in Guangxi, China; blast said to be linked to medical dispute

More: Suspect allegedly from Liucheng county in Guangxi, China; blast said to be linked to medical dispute

LIUCHENG: Seven people were killed on Wednesday (Sep 30) when 15 letter bombs exploded in southern China, state media said, with blasts reported in multiple locations including government offices. Police described the blasts, which injured 51 people on the eve of China's national day, as a "criminal case", ruling out a "terrorist act". They said a 33-year-old local suspect had been arrested but gave no immediate explanations regarding his motive. The explosions occurred in at least 13 locations in the rural county of Liucheng in the Guangxi region, the Nanguo Morning News, a local newspaper, cited police as saying. They included a prison, a government office, a train station, a hospital and a shopping centre, it said. Pictures showed portions of six-storey buildings gutted and collapsed, and streets littered with glass, bricks and other debris. Other photos posted online, ...

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