The aftermath of the 2015 Tianjin blast that killed 173 people, many of whom were firefighters. Photo: EPA

Explosions and landslides – the worst industrial accidents in China since 2014

  • A string of incidents, often caused by lax safety standards and criminal negligence, have resulted in widespread loss of life over the past five years
Topic |   China chemical plant explosion

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The aftermath of the 2015 Tianjin blast that killed 173 people, many of whom were firefighters. Photo: EPA
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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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