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Today, March 21, at the plant on production of pesticides in the city Yangchen (China) was a powerful explosion, in which six people were killed and 30 people were injured. This reports the South China Morning Post.

As the newspaper notes, the explosion had shattered Windows in the houses at a distance up to a mile away and damaged dozens of parked cars.

As a result of explosion there was a fire. Currently, the rescue operation continues, doctors are fighting for the lives of the wounded, the environmental authorities conduct environmental monitoring of the area, reports the Agency “Xinhua”.

According to Agence France Presse, citing local authorities, during the explosion, earthquake, force of 2.2 points in the city of Lianyungang, near the epicenter of the explosion in Yancheng.

Aerial view of the blast site showed a large swath of destruction in the industrial Park. From the scene of an accident emanate toxic fumes.

Recall that in October last year in Bosnia and Herzegovina, an explosion occurred at the Brodsky refinery, which is controlled by the Russian company “Zarubezhneft”. The explosion injured eight people.

In September, the Bavarian foburg an der Donau (Germany) caught fire after an explosion refinery Bayernoil. As a result of the incident injured at least 8 people. The police said that about 2 thousand inhabitants of nearby houses were forced to evacuate when smoke.