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Three die in China chemical plant blast

Three people were killed and eight injured in an explosion at a chemical plant in China's Shandong province, authorities said on Sunday.

world Updated: May 30, 2011 11:35 IST
IANS

Three people were killed and eight injured in an explosion at a chemical plant in China's Shandong province, authorities said on Sunday.

The blast occurred at 9.30pm on Saturday at the plant of Shandong Baoyuan Chemical Co. Ltd, reported Xinhua.

Two people died at the spot while a third died in hospital.

The cause of the blast was being probed.

First Published: May 29, 2011 16:39 IST