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High speed train services disrupted by plant blast in China

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

A concrete additive plant exploded today in east China, disrupting power supply to high-speed rail network along the Beijing-route and suspending its services for several hours.

An occurred around 9:30 AM at a concrete additive plant in Jinan City of Shandong Province, which disrupted the power supply to a section of the railway.

The power outage resulted in delayed or cancelled trains, according to Jinan

The fire was contained around 9:50 AM. No casualties have been reported.

Services resumed at noon, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, November 29 2016. 15:22 IST