Six die in explosion at a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui, China
Rescuers work near the site of an explosion at a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui county, in east China’s Jiangsu province.
The blast has killed six people so far, with 30 injured. The explosion was reportedly caused by a fire at the factory, media reported.
Six people have been killed in a blast at a chemical plant in Yancheng, eastern China, local authorities say.
The explosion took place at about 14:50 local time (06:50 GMT) at the plant run by Tianjiayi Chemical.
The blast was caused by a fire at the factory, which makes fertiliser, officials told local press.
China’s earthquake administration reported a tremor equivalent to 2.2-magnitude at the time of the explosion.