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Many dead after explosion at chemical plant

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In China, 22 people were killed in an explosion near a chemical plant.

In addition, the state news agency Xinhua reported numerous people were injured. 38 trucks had gone up in flames. The cause of the explosion is still unclear. – The accident occurred in the city of Zhangjiakou, 200 kilometers northwest of Beijing.

The charred and smoking remains of trucks and cars were scattered on a road as firefighters worked at the scene, according to photos posted on Twitter by state broadcaster CGTN.
The injured have been rushed to hospitals. Further investigation is underway.