Relatives look for a missing worker at the site of the chemical factory blast. Photo: Reuters

Pollution containment stepped up at site of Yancheng chemical factory blast in China

  • Dangerous chemicals are being taken to new sites to prevent secondary pollution amid reports of leaks from storage tanks
  • Rescue operations expanded to nearly 2 sq km, with 28 still reported missing
Topic |   China chemical plant explosion

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Relatives look for a missing worker at the site of the chemical factory blast. Photo: Reuters
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Former Wangshang resident Zhu Xiaoying returned to the village to help his father repair his home after the chemical blast. Photo: Mandy Zuo

Chinese villagers begin rebuilding their homes and lives after deadly chemical blast

  • Zhu Han lost his wife in the explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu province, and now he has to tell his two young children
  • Residents of Wangshang – the nearest village to the blast site – left without water and electricity, and their homes in ruins
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Former Wangshang resident Zhu Xiaoying returned to the village to help his father repair his home after the chemical blast. Photo: Mandy Zuo
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