Series of Explosions Kill 7 in Southern China City

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A series of "massive" explosions rocked the southern Chinese city of Liuzhou on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring more than a dozen, according to state media, NBC News reported.

A total of 17 explosions struck in and around the city, the regional Guangxi Police said in a statement. A local police chief told state news agency Zinhua the blasts hit locations including a hospital, a food market and a bus station.

State-run broadcaster CCTV cited a police chief saying the blasts were caused by "parcels containing explosives."

Guangxi Police said they were hunting a 33-year-old suspect in connection with the incidents, only giving the man's surname as Wei.

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