An explosion occurred at a Japanese-affiliated food processing factory in Beijing, leaving one person dead and two others missing.
State-run China Central Television said local firefighters received a report that a blast occurred on Tuesday shortly past 3 a.m., at a bean processing factory in the Shunyi district. The facility is owned by Kyo-nichi Todai Foods.
Eleven others who were injured are being treated in hospital.
Police are searching for the missing and investigating the cause of the explosion.