Three people were killed and two were missing in an explosion at a factory in Nantong, east China’s Jiangsu Province, early Sunday, according to local authorities, Report informs via Xinhua.

The explosion took place at 2:11 a.m. (GMT+8) at a workshop of the Asia-Pacific Light Alloy (Nantong) Technology Co., Ltd. in the economic and technological development zone in Hai’an, a county-level city under the jurisdiction of Nantong, said the Hai’an emergency management bureau.