The blast at the plant in Zhangzhou
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Chemical plant blast: Chinese TV footage of huge fire

An explosion has ripped through a chemical plant in south-eastern China's Fujian province, sparking a major fire.

The plant produces paraxylene (PX), a flammable chemical used in polyester and plastics manufacturing.

China Central Television (CCTV) carried this footage of the fire, with flames shooting into the air.

  • 06 Apr 2015
  • From the section China