An explosion in North-eastern China | Daily News

An explosion in North-eastern China

At least 22 dead in blast outside northern China chemical plant. An explosion outside a chemical plant in north-eastern China has killed at least 22 people, injured at least 22 more, and destroyed scores of vehicles.

An official news release said the blast occurred just after midnight at a loading dock next to the plant operated by the Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co. Ltd. The plant is in the city of Zhangjiakou, which is to play host to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games.


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