Chemical plant blasts kill two in China

September 14th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS  

Shenyang (China), Sep 14 (Xinhua) One person was killed and two people were reported missing in a powerful explosion at a petrochemical plant in northeast China’s Liaoning province early Sunday morning.The body of a woman worker identified as Wang Guiyan was recovered by rescuers, city authorities said, adding that two workers on duty at the time of the blast could not be traced.

Fire tenders with 30 engines fought for more than two hours to tame the blaze.

Privately owned Dengta Jinhang Petrochemical Co. manufactures lubricant additives, such as anti-oxidants and petroleum cleaner.

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