Photo of the blast from Shanghai Morning Post’s Weibo
Shanghai Daily reports that simultaneous blasts rocked a district government building and a local prosecutors building in Fuzhou City, Jiangxi Province this morning. Other sources say the explosions took place at 9:18am and 9:29am, both car bombs, and that there was a third blast at the Food and Drug Administration building at 9:45am. Rumors are flying on Weibo, the most prominent of which claims the man behind the bombings is a disgruntled farmer. We’ll keep you updated with developments as more information comes to light. Update: Shanghai Daily is now reporting the third blast, targeting two buildings. The farmer is said to have been venting his anger at a recent court ruling. It has been confirmed that at least four people were seriously injured. Update 2: It’s now being reported that two were killed and six injured.
Video of the damage done to one of the buildings:The last half of this clip shows how impressively huge the mushroom cloud was seen rising from the blast: