Wednesday, July 30, 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:
Hainan vice governor removed from post (19 mins ago)
Five officials face graft probe (36 mins ago)
Graft-busters removed from public office (38 mins ago)
Foxconn employee found dead in Shenzhen (2 hrs 19 mins ago)
Microsoft under anti-monopoly probe (07-29 18:17)
Zhou Yongkang under probe (07-29 18:12)
China to put Glaxo investigators on trial (07-29 16:28)
Tighter crackdown on "naked officials" (07-29 16:10)
More flight delays expected (07-29 13:24)
Political advisor prosecuted for graft (07-29 11:21)

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.