Blast : 2 injured, 9 went on missing in China

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2015,14:57 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

China Beijing | Two persons were injured and nine others went missing today following a blast at an explosives plant in China’s eastern Shandong Province. 

The blast occurred at around 8 am in a workshop at Tianbao Chemical Industry Co, Ltd in Pingyi County, Linyi City. Tianbao Chemical, founded in 1958, is a manufacturer of explosive materials for civil use.
A number of explosions in chemical factories have been reported in recent months causing many casualties. Twin blasts destroyed a huge warehouse in Tianjin city on August 12 in which 173 people were killed.

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