There has been an explosion at a children’s nursery.

Seven people have died and a further 59 have been injured in the blast.The blast reportedly took place at 4.50pm local time as parents were arriving to collect their children. It is not yet known what caused the blast, or whether it was accidental or deliberate.

Witnesses report dozens of victims lying on the ground outside the school which is in Fengxian in eastern China. Young children can also be seen among the injured.  More follows…