Xiangshui People’s Hospital is overwhelmed by the injured and their families. Photo: Sidney Leng

China chemical plant explosion: relatives grieve and villagers flee like refugees

  • Hospital emergency wards filled with injured workers, residents and anxious families
  • Survivors and witnesses tell of the destruction caused by Thursday’s blast at chemical plant in Jiangsu
Topic |   China chemical plant explosion

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Xiangshui People’s Hospital is overwhelmed by the injured and their families. Photo: Sidney Leng
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A crater and clouds of smoke dominate the scene after the explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant. Photo: Handout

Devastation at blast site after China chemical plant explosion leaves at least 64 dead, 640 injured

  • Executives in custody after explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant on Thursday leaves 34 people in critical condition and 60 seriously injured
  • Plant is flattened and 16 neighbouring factories are damaged, while nearly 3,000 people are evacuated
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A crater and clouds of smoke dominate the scene after the explosion at Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant. Photo: Handout
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