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5 Killed in Chemical Plant Blast in East China

Article-5 Killed in Chemical Plant Blast in East China

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An explosion at the Sinochem chemical plant in eastern China left five people killed, one missing, and another injured.
One person is still missing and another was injured at the site.

Five people were killed, one was missing, and another injured after an explosion at a Sinochem chemical plant in the Shandong province of eastern China, local government said today.

The explosion occurred on this morning at the hydrogen peroxide production area of Luxi Chemical in the city of Liaocheng in Shandong province, the Liaocheng High-tech Zone Management Committee said in a statement.

The fire has been extinguished, the committee said, adding that the cause of the accident was under investigation.

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