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19 killed in chemical plant blast in China

IANS  |  Beijing 

A blast in an industrial park in China's Province killed 19 and injured 12 on Thursday evening, local authorities said.

The blast occurred at around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at a plant in an industrial park in County, Yibin City, according to the

The county government said the fire has been put out on Friday morning. The injured are in stable condition.

Further investigation is underway, reported.

The company Hengda, registered in June 2015, mainly produces products.

--IANS

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 06:26 IST
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