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Three people are dead in Beijing after an explosion went off in their apartment building. Investigations are underway to determine the cause.
On Monday morning, a blast in a small apartment complex in Beijing killed three residents and left one person injured.
The blast caused the collapse of the building with six small apartments in a busy neighborhood in downtown Beijing.
Investigations so far have suggested a fuel gas explosion was the likely cause.
Authorities have evacuated nearby buildings, including a primary school next door.
It is unclear as to how many people were in the building at the time of the explosion.
Last November, a fire that gutted a high-rise apartment in Shanghai killed 58 people, alarming a public already concerned about lax health and safety standards.