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Explosion in chemical plant in China

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 15, 2019
Four people were confirmed dead and six others injured after a blast occurred in a chemical plant in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.
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Asia   The blast occurred around 11:20 a.m.
The blast occurred around 11:20 a.m. in a chemical plant in Luchuan County in the city of Yulin, according to the regional emergency management department and fire department.

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Two were seriously injured and another four sustained minor injuries.

An initial investigation showed that a reaction kettle in the plant used for the synthesis of formaldehyde and phenol exploded.

The cause of the blast is being investigated and the economic losses are being calculated.


 

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