A firefighter carries a man to safety on Saturday morning, 40 hours after the deadly blast at a chemical plant in eastern China. Photo: Weibo

‘I knew it was a time bomb’: China chemical plant blast was not the first at industrial park

  • Local residents say they took the risk of staying there because they relied on the factories for work
  • Investigators criticise local authorities and company bosses for failing to rectify safety problems identified in past accidents
Topic |   China chemical plant explosion

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A firefighter carries a man to safety on Saturday morning, 40 hours after the deadly blast at a chemical plant in eastern China. Photo: Weibo
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