In pictures: China factory blast

  • 2 August 2014
  • From the section China
Victims gather outside the gate of a factory after an explosion in Kunshan, 2 Aug
An explosion at a factory in eastern China has killed at least 65 people, and injured more than 100, state media say
Policemen block the road next to a factory after an explosion in Kunshan, 2 Aug
The aftermath of the blast, in Kunshan, a city in Jiangsu province, drew scores of onlookers
Medical personnel transport a victim (C) at a hospital after an explosion at a factory in Kunshan, 2 Aug
China Central Television (CCTV) identified the factory as belonging to Zhongrong Plating, a manufacturer of car parts
This photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency shows the damaged workshop, 2 Aug
The damaged workshop can be seen in this photograph released by China's Xinhua news agency
Site of the explosion, 2 Aug
Rescue efforts are under way as officials investigate the explosion
Medics help wounded man, 2 Aug
Correspondents say industrial accidents are relatively common in China although figures show safety in some industries has been improving in recent years
Man walks at the rear of the damaged factory, 2 Aug
State media reports say that more than 200 workers were at the site at the time of the explosion
Injured person put aboard an ambulance, 2 Aug
The most badly wounded people were transferred to hospital in Shanghai