Six people were killed and nine others injured in a restaurant gas explosion in east China’s Jiangsu province Sunday, local authorities said, according to China Daily.

The gas explosion happened at around 11 am in a street food restaurant in Xishan District in the city of Wuxi, the city’s publicity department said.

A total of 15 people were sent to hospital for treatment, six of whom died. The nine injured are under stable condition.

Further rescue work is underway.