Suspect nabbed for building blast that killed five

Source:Global Times Published: 2017/3/27 23:24:21

Police have arrested a suspect in Saturday’s explosion at an apartment building in Baotou, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region that killed five, according to the Baotou police’s official Weibo account.

The explosion ripped through the residential building in Tumd Right Banner of Baotou City Saturday afternoon. Five died and more than 20 were injured, including four in critical condition, and 83 units were damaged. 

The police said the investigation is ongoing. Before the police announced the arrest, they had issued an arrest warrant for a 49-year-old man whose residential registration is in Liaocheng, East China’s Shandong Province.

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