Rocket wreckage blows hole in China home

Rocket wreckage blows hole in China home
The rocket wreckage (L) that crashed through the man's roof (R)
PHOTO: China Daily/ANN

A house in a village in Ankang city, Shaanxi province was hit by falling pieces of a rocket propeller on Tursday morning, reported on Friday. Fortunately, there were no casualties.

According to the report, the wreckage fell through the house at 10:40 am when a villager said he heard a big noise, and the boom was loud enough to rattle the windows. The wreckage made a hole on top of the house's roof.

The local police station has confirmed the wreckage was part of a rocket propeller.

A previous report stated that China's Yaogan-27 remote sensing satellite was sent into space on Thursday at 10:31 am, from Taiyuan launch site in neighbouring Shanxi Province.

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