Scores dead and hundreds injured in Jiangsu factory explosion

August 3, 2014

A total of 69 people were killed and almost 200 injured in a huge explosion at a Taiwanese-owned factory in Jiangsu yesterday. Initial investigations indicated that sparks had ignited dust at the car wheel polishing plant in Kunshan, 50km west of Shanghai, at 7.37am, CCTV said. The factory is owned by the Taiwanese company Zhongrong Plating, it said, read the full story here.