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At least 22 killed in explosion near chemical plant in China

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In an explosion in the vicinity of a chemical plant in the Chinese city of Zhangjiakou in the northern Hebei province, at least 22 people to the life to come. Confirm that the local authorities. There would also be 22 injured.

According to an official statement happened the explosion shortly after midnight on a loading dock next to the factory of Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry. The explosion led to an inferno and destroyed, about fifty vehicles.

The fire is now under control and there is a rescue operation underway. The production in the chemical plant is shut down.

The cause of the explosion is still under investigation. According to the Chinese ‘Global Times’ exploded a truck containing dangerous chemical substances when who was waiting for the factory to drive.

There are more incidents in Chinese factories due to lack of security. So came a few days ago two people to life, plus dozens of others injured in an explosion in a factory in the port city of Ningbo.

Zhangjiakou in 2022, one of the host cities for the Olympic Winter games.

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