Massive Explosion Rocks Gas Plant in Central China

The explosion occurred at a factory in Sanmenxia city. There is no immediate report on the number of casualties in the blast.

Updated: July 19, 2019 5:29 PM IST

By News Desk | Edited by Ashna Kumar

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New Delhi: A massive blast is reported to have ripped through a gas plant in central China’s Henan province.

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The explosion occurred at the Yima gasification plant factory in Sanmenxia city. There is no update on the number of casualties yet.

“Many windows and doors within a three-kilometre radius were shattered, and some interior doors were also blown out by the blast,” CCTV said on its Twitter-like Weibo social media account.

More details awaited

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Published Date: July 19, 2019 5:11 PM IST

Updated Date: July 19, 2019 5:29 PM IST