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    Another Blast Hits Southern China After Series of Parcel Bomb Explosions

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    Another explosion rocked southern China’s Guangxi province on Thursday, just hours after several parcel bombs went off in the region, local media reported.

    BEIJING (Sputnik) — According to the China Radio International, the authorities are now investigating the event which took place at an apartment block at 08:00 local time (00:00 GMT). No casualties have been reported so far.

    On Wednesday, 17 explosions took place in the province’s Liucheng county killing seven people. A suspect, believed to have sent the bombs via post, has been arrested.

    Local media claimed that it was not clear whether Wednesday’s events are connected with the Thursday explosion, which took place in a residential building of six floors.

    Earlier, a series of parcel bomb blasts have hit the city of Liucheng in the China's Guangxi province. At least seven people have been killed and 51 others injured.

    Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the incident.

    In recent weeks, China has been hit by multiple explosions. Last month, several blasts hit the country’s chemical plants and industrial warehouses, killing scores of people.

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