Rescuers at the scene of the blast in Haining city in eastern China. Photo: Weibo

Nine killed after waste water tank explodes at Chinese dye factory

  • Senior managers detained as authorities investigate cause of blast that also left a dozen workers injured at plant in eastern province of Zhejiang
  • Factory owners have previously been punished for breaching environmental regulations and failing to properly account for explosives and chemicals
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Rescuers at the scene of the blast in Haining city in eastern China. Photo: Weibo
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.