Caixin
  • Heavy black, blue, and yellow smoke spews from a burning factory site in eastern China on Friday, in the wake of an explosion the previous day that has left at least 47 people dead and 90 badly injured. Photo: Caixin_Gallery: 47 Confirmed Dead in Jiangsu Chemical Plant Blast
     
     
    Heavy black, blue, and yellow smoke spews from a burning factory site in eastern China on Friday, in the wake of an explosion the previous day that has left at least 47 people dead and 90 badly injured. Photo: Caixin
    1/13

Gallery: 47 Confirmed Dead in Jiangsu Chemical Plant Blast

An explosion occurred at 2:48 p.m. Thursday at a chemical plant in an industrial park in East China’s Jiangsu province. The blast has left at least 47 dead and 90 badly injured, according to the official Xinhua News Agency

03.22.2019
Copyright © 2017 Caixin Global Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Heavy black, blue, and yellow smoke spews from a burning factory site in eastern China on Friday, in the wake of an explosion the previous day that has left at least 47 people dead and 90 badly injured. Photo: Caixin
The buildings were still smoldering around 6 a.m. Friday when Caixin reached the site of the blast. Photo: Caixin
Smoke from the explosion could still be seen early Friday from the surrounding fields and residential areas in Xiangshui. Photo: Caixin
Firefighters battle the flames at the blast site on Thursday. Photo: VCG
Firefighters prepare to head into the blast site on Thursday. Photo: VCG
The blast blew out windows in buildings two kilometers (1.24 miles) away in Dawan village. Photo: Caixin
Shards of glass jut from a broken window in a villager’s home on Friday. Photo: Caixin
A villager cleans up broken glass Friday in a home in Xiangshui. Photo: Caixin
The explosion blew a door from its hinges in a building in Xiangshui. Photo: Caixin
Windows in many villagers’ homes in Xiangshui were badly damaged from the blast. Photo: Caixin
A villager cleans up broken glass in her home on Friday. Photo: Caixin
A villager in a helmet cleans up broken glass on the ground Friday in Xiangshui. Photo: Caixin
The blast bent the window frames of one home in Xiangshui. Photo: Caixin

More photo galleries

  • 9

    Gallery: 78 Confirmed Dead in Chemical Plant Explosion

  • 9

    Gallery: Xiongan Turns Two

  • 6

    Gallery: Blowing Up the Mysterious Mansion

  • 7

    Gallery: Fighting Fires in China

 Restart gallery
1/

Gallery: 47 Confirmed Dead in Jiangsu Chemical Plant Blast