A powerful explosion occurred at a chemical plant in Hubei Province, Tuesday, by the BJD website.
The site said that the accident occurred last night at a chemical production facility in Liuhe Town, Santiago. According to the information available by 7:00 (02:00 Moscow time) on Tuesday morning, the explosion killed six people and injured four others.
Fourteen fire engines and more than 100 rescuers were dispatched to the scene. The establishment has completely suspended production, and the cause and circumstances of the accident are being investigated.
Last June, a liquefied gas tanker truck exploded in China, killing 18 people, and another 166 were hospitalized. The accident occurred on the G-15 motorway.