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Plant explosion kills 6, wounds 7

By Zhang Yu in Shijiazhuang | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2018-11-08 10:54

An explosion at a chemical fertilizer plant in Xinle city, North China's Hebei province, has left six dead and seven injured after it occurred on Wednesday.

A tail gas furnace at the Hebei Jinwantai Chemical Fertilizer LLC exploded at about 3:10 pm, according to a statement on Weibo by a local publicity department.

It said six people were killed by the blast, two seriously injured and five slightly wounded.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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