China blast hits Shandong chemical plant
“One person has been killed and nine injured after an explosion at a chemical plant in China’s eastern Shandong province, state media report.
Xinhua news agency said a warehouse in Zibo city exploded, triggering a fire. Huge flames were visible.
The site is just 1km from a residential area. No contamination had been detected, the agency said.
Earlier this month, blasts involving chemicals killed at least 121 people in the city of Tianjin, further north.”