Firefighters at work in the rubble of the chemical plant. Photo: Reuters

Three held over Chinese chemical plant blast that killed 78

  • Authorities say three employees from a local chemical company have been detained over last month’s explosion in Jiangsu province
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Firefighters at work in the rubble of the chemical plant. Photo: Reuters
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Firefighters work on the rubble of a pesticide plant owned by Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical following an explosion in Xiangshui county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, last week. Photo: Reuters

Death toll from China chemical plant blast rises to 78

  • 56 casualties have been identified following accident in Yangcheng
  • Cabinet orders nationwide checks on chemical plants to spot dangers
Topic |   China chemical plant explosion

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Firefighters work on the rubble of a pesticide plant owned by Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical following an explosion in Xiangshui county, Yancheng, Jiangsu province, last week. Photo: Reuters
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