The Yancheng chemical blast last month killed 78 people. Photo: Reuters

Chinese city shuts down chemical plant after explosion that killed 78 people

  • Authorities in Yancheng city act after country’s deadliest industrial accident in four years
  • Decision follows action by Jiangsu provincial government to reduce number of chemical plants
Topic |   China Society

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The Yancheng chemical blast last month killed 78 people. Photo: Reuters
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Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen joined the Post in 2017 after completing a master's degree in journalism at City University, London. Originally from the UK, she studied English literature at University College London.