XIANGSHUI, March 23, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers work at the site of an explosion at a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui County of Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu Province, March 22, 2019. The death toll from an explosion in a chemical plant in east. Image Source: IANS News

Beijing, June 15 : The death toll from a gas explosion in China's Hubei province has increased to 25, local authorities said.

Rescue and debris cleaning are still underway, the information office of the provincial government of Hubei said on Monday evening.

The blast occurred on Sunday in a two-storey trade market building in a residential community in Zhangwan district, Shiyan city.

More than 100 people were injured.

A team has been set up to investigate the blast, and Hubei will launch a province-wide blanket inspection to root out potential work safety hazards.

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