Mar 22, 2019 15:45 Asia/Tehran

An explosion at a chemical plant in China’s eastern Jiangsu province has killed 47 people and injured more than 640.

Iran Press/Asia: 90 of injured people in the explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu province of China are in critical condition, China state media reported.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the blast, but local media report that the fire at a pesticide manufactory has caused the explosion.

huge fire at the site was extinguished early today (March 22), state broadcaster CCTV reported.104/213

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