Three people were killed and more than 30 were injured after an explosion Thursday at a restaurant in Shenyang, capital of Northeast China's Liaoning province, according to the local publicity department. The blast took place at around 8:20 am Thursday at the restaurant in Taiyuannan Street in Heping district, according to the district publicity department. The cause of the accident is being investigated.
According to online video taken on the spot, both sides of the road were blown to rubble and fragments of the explosion were scattered all around, with smoke rising immediately about 10 meters high. Nearby buildings have all been damaged. Some building windows and walls were seriously damaged. There were voices of crying people as well. 现场视频显示，街道上一片狼藉，到处都是爆炸产生的砖瓦和碎片，现场腾起10米高的浓烟，附近建筑受到损毁，可以听见人们的哭喊声。
So far, over 100 firemen have been put into rescue operation.
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