Blast in Sichuan kills 19, injures 12
A blast in an industrial park in southwest China’s Sichuan Province has killed 19 and injured 12 on Thursday evening, local authorities said.
The blast occurred on Thursday at a chemical plant Hengda in an industrial park in Jiang’an County, Yibin City, according to the provincial work safety administration. The Jiang’an county government said the fire was put out yesterday morning. The injured are in stable condition. Further investigation is underway.