A chemical plant in an industrial park in Sichuan province in China killed 19 people in a blast.

19 dead in chemical plant blast in China

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A chemical plant in an industrial park in Sichuan province in China killed 19 people in a blast. Twelve people were injured in the incident. China’s state news agency Xinhua quoted the BBC as saying.

According to Xinhua, the BBC reported that there was an explosion on the chemical plant on Thursday evening. There was a fire in the chemical plant till Friday morning. The injured said the danger was free, authorities said.

The explosion occurred in a chemical house in the industrial park run by Ibin Hengra Technology.From the pictures spread through Chinese social media, black smoke was seen from the coil of fire.

Initially the cause of the explosion was not known. Authorities have started an investigation to find out the cause of the incident.It is to be noted that 170 people were killed in a bomb blast in a Chemical War house in China in 2015.-BBC