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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A massive explosion took place in a chemical plant in Zhuhai in China’s southern Guangdong province on Tuesday afternoon, the Zhuhai Emergency Management Bureau said in a statement.

“At around 1:40 pm (GMT 5:40 am) on January 14, the Zhuhai Changlian Petrochemical Co., Ltd. in Gaolanguang District caught on fire,” the Zhuhai Emergency Management Bureau said in a statement on its official Weibo account.

According to the statement, the fire had already been put out and no casualties had been discovered on the scene.

​The Guangdong Radio and Television, a local broadcasting company, posted on its verified Weibo account a video showing a huge fire and black smoke emerging from a chemical plant in Zhuhai.


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