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47 killed, over 600 injured in China chemical plat blast

47 killed, over 600 injured in China chemical plat blast

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Mar 23, 2019 - 13:26

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): At least 47 people have been killed and more than 600 others wounded in a massive blast at a chemical factory in China.

According to Chinese media outlets, the explosion took place in an industrial zone at around on Thursday in Jiangsu province, about 180 miles north of Shanghai

Cause of the huge blast is yet to be ascertained and it is not clear what chemicals exploded and what substances got into the atmosphere.

According to reports, at least 47 bodies and 640 injured people have been evacuated to hospitals after the explosion.

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