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Explosion at Chinese Chemical Factory Kills Four

November 22, 2010
An explosion at a chemical factory in northern China has killed four people and injured 37, state media reported, citing local authorities, reports the Associated Foreign Press. The blast occurred in the city of Jinzhong, in northern Shanxi province, at the Yushe Chemical Co, the official Xinhua news agency said. The cause of the explosion is still under investigation. The factory produced an array of chemicals ranging from common food additives to compounds used in making plastics and paper.