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Massive Explosion at Chinese Chemical Plant Kills 64, Injures Over 600

The Tianjiayi Chemical plant explosion has killed 64 people and injured more than 600 others, including children from nearby schools, according to China’s state media.

The tragic incident occurred on Thursday before 3 p.m. when the pesticide plant, owned by Tianjiayi Chemical Company in the city of Yancheng, exploded and caused fire to spread to neighboring factories, according to Reuters.