Another Huge Factory Explosion Rocks Chinese Industrial Region


Another massive blast at a chemical facility has been reported in the Chinese province of Shandong, just two weeks after a chemical blast killed at least 139 people in Tianjin.

According to reports, one person was killed and six executives were detained by police

This is the second explosion in the same area. Just over a week ago on August 22nd there were reports of an explosion at a chemical warehouse in Shandong

China’s People’s Daily reported that the explosion, located in an industrial zone in Lijin, Dongying City, happened late on Monday

The area is 300 kilometers (190 miles) away from Tianjin

According to People’s Daily, the blast happened at around 11:30pm local time (3:30pm GMT). There is no information about casualties as yet.