Blast rips through chemical plant in southern China

14 Jan
Workers at a petrochemical factory in southern China had to be evacuated on Tuesday when a spark in an oil refinery unit caused an explosion that sent a giant fireball and dense black smoke high into the air, state media reported.Hundreds of firefighters and 40 fire trucks were dispatched to tackle the blaze, which happened at about 1.40pm at the plant run by Zhuhai Changlian Petrochemical in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, state broadcaster CCTV said.The report included footage of the blast…

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