College dorm blast injures 17 in NW China

17 people were injured after a gas blast rocked a university in northwest China on Monday morning.

The blast occured at a student dormitory in Lanzhou University, capital of Gansu Province.

Three floors of a 6-floor dorm building for continuing education students were damaged.

15 students and two staff members of a nearby hotel were among the injured.

The cause of the blast is still being investigated.

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