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Blast near chemical plant in northern China kills 22

Staff Writer | November 28, 2018
An explosion early Wednesday near a chemical plant in northern China killed at least 22 people and injured 22 others.
Zhangjiakou
Asia   Zhangjiakou, a city in Hebei province near Beijing
The blast occurred in Zhangjiakou, a city in Hebei province near Beijing, the local government in Zhangjiakou said on Chinese social media platform WeChat.

The injured were rushed to hospitals.

A fire that erupted after the explosion was brought under control and roughly 50 vehicles were damaged, including trucks.

An investigation has been launched to determine the cause of the blast.


 

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