At Least Nine Injured in Chemical Factory Explosion in Eastern China
At least nine people were injured in an explosion in a chemical factory in eastern China, local media reported Sunday.
According to the South China Morning Post, the explosion took place in the eastern province of Shandong on Saturday evening.
A huge explosion has hit a chemical plant in China's eastern region of Shandong
Several teams of firefighters are present at the scene, according to the media outlet. The fire was brought under the control, with the officials investigating the cause of the incident.
Earlier this month, two massive explosions occurred at the Tianjin industrial warehouses on August 12, displacing tens of thousands, causing an estimated $1.5 billion of damage, and releasing toxic chemicals into the air. At least 116 people were killed.