Two explosions rocked a village called Xiaozhai in Shazi, Qianxinan Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Guizhou province this morning. According to Xinhua, precipitation in the area caused land sinkage, which damaged a natural gas pipeline. As of this moment, eight are dead and 35 injured.

Local residents fled the scene while massive fires raged, which could be seen from afar:

More information as it becomes available.

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