A local resident was injured after part of a residential building collapsed due to a blast tonight.
The blast occurred at about 9pm, when the exterior wall of the second and third floor of the four-story building at 398 Kongjiang Road in Yangpu District collapsed due to the impact.
A resident, whose details were not available, was slightly injured and rushed to the nearby hospital, where doctors said the injury was not life-threatening.
A preliminary investigation showed the blast was triggered by gas leak.
Nearby residents who were affected by the blast were evacuated.
Investigation is ongoing.