Blast in China’s Hebei province kills 22, injures at least 22


BEIJING (Reuters) – A blast near a chemical plant in China’s northern Hebei province early Wednesday killed 22 people and injured at least 22 others, the local government said.

Authorities are investigating the cause of the blast in Zhangjiakou city, the local government said in an online statement.

Reporting by Ryan Woo; Editing by Michael Perry

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