WASHINGTON, March 24 (Xinhua) -- At least two people died and multiple others are unaccounted for after an explosion and fire ripped through a chocolate factory in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on Friday.
The incident was reported at the RM Palmer Company in West Reading, Berks County, just before 5 p.m. ET (2100 GMT).
At least six others have been hospitalized, and nine are still missing, according to emergency officials.
The officials haven't said what might have caused the explosion. ■