One killed, nine injured in Shandong plant explosion

Smoke rising at the site of a blast in a factory in Huantai, a county in Zibo city, in China's Shandong province. The explosion, which occurred on Saturday night, ripped through a chemical plant, killing one person and injuring nine, China's official
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Smoke rising at the site of a blast in a factory in Huantai, a county in Zibo city, in China's Shandong province. The explosion, which occurred on Saturday night, ripped through a chemical plant, killing one person and injuring nine, China's official Xinhua news agency said, less than two weeks after two deadly blasts destroyed a warehouse storing chemicals in Tianjin.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 24, 2015, with the headline 'One killed, nine injured in Shandong plant explosion'. Print Edition | Subscribe