Friday, August 29, 2014   

3 dead, 5 missing in Jiangsu chemical plant blast
(04-16 18:12)

A chemical plant blast and fire in east China's Jiangsu Province have killed three people and left five others missing, local authorities said Wednesday.
The blast occurred at 10:03 a.m. at Shuangma Chemical Plant in Rugao City, according to sources with the city's publicity department.
Of the 12 injured people rescued from the scene, three later died in the hospital.
Firefighters have extinguished the flames, and the search for the missing is under way.
Established in 1997, Shuangma Chemical Plant mainly produces edible palm oil, or stearic acid.
The blast has not caused severe air or water pollution, according to local environmental protection authorities.
An investigation into the cause of the blast is ongoing. --Xinhua   
Other China breaking news:
Former Guangxi official stands trial (08-28 18:16)
China vows to respond to US surveillance flights (08-28 17:59)
Chinese courts to be open to foreigners (08-28 17:17)
8 killed after bus plunges into valley (08-28 14:24)
Shanxi provincial officials removed from posts (08-28 11:42)
6 dead, 21 missing in Guizhou landslide (08-28 11:18)
Ex-planning chief under investigation (08-28 10:50)
Pacquiao to help set up boxing institute (08-27 15:55)
China bus-truck collision death toll rises to 15 (08-27 15:18)
Beijing probes top official of China Resources unit (08-27 12:55)

More breaking news >>

© 2014 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.