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China's state council initiates probe in chemical plant's blast

ANI | Updated: Mar 22, 2019 14:34 IST

Beijing [China], Mar 22 (ANI): China's state council has constituted an investigation team on Friday to probe the Chenjiagang Tianjiayi chemical plant's blast, in which at least 47 people have been killed so far.
The team, which is headed by the vice minister of China's emergency management, Huang Ming, has already initiated its investigation, reported Xnhua.
The explosion that took place on Thursday in the chemical plant has also left 90 others seriously injured.
An earthquake of magnitude 3.0 on the Richter scale was also reported and it is speculated that it occurred due to the impact of the blast. The residential buildings, schools and vehicles in the vicinity of the plant were also reported to be damaged. (ANI)