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6 Killed, 11 Hurt in Chinese Fertilizer Plant Explosion

November 9, 2018

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6 Killed, 11 Hurt in Chinese Fertilizer Plant Explosion

6 people were killed and 11 others received injuries after an explosion Wednesday at the Hebei Chemical Fertilizer LLC plant in Xinle City, China province of Hebei, English-language Chinese state media reports said. 

The explosion took place at about 3 p.m. in a tail gas furnace, China Dailyreported. Coverage by other international news organizations identified the plant’s location as Shijiazhuang City and its owner as the Hebei Jinwantai Chemical Fertilizer Company.

An investigation into the cause of the blast has been opened. 

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