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The explosion near the chemical plant in the Chinese province of Hebei killed 22 people. It is reported by NDTV, citing local authorities.
The explosion occurred at 00:41 local time (19:41 Moscow) in the city of Zhangjiakou. According to the authorities, killed 22 people, many more are hospitalized. Local residents are asked not to approach the scene.
The cause of the incident is not yet established. Continue search and rescue operations.
In October an explosion occurred at the plant in Gatchina Leningrad region. Killing four people. It was later revealed that the chief engineer be allowed to work in the shop of strangers. He was accused of violation of safety rules on explosive objects, entailed on imprudence death of two or more persons.
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