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    Smoke rises from the remains of the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant on Saturday in Xiangshui county in East China’s Jiangsu province. Photo: Caixin
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Gallery: 78 Confirmed Dead in Chemical Plant Explosion

The official death toll from the blast in East China’s Jiangsu province continued to climb on Monday. The explosion left a crater 328 feet in diameter at the site.

03.25.2019
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Smoke rises from the remains of the Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical plant on Saturday in Xiangshui county in East China’s Jiangsu province.  Photo: Caixin
The blast left the industrial park in Xiangshui in ruins. Photo: Caixin
The blast tore the roofs off nearby buildings in Xiangshui. Photo: Caixin
Many factory buildings burned down to the bare metal in the wake of the explosion.  Photo: Caixin
Debris litters the buildings of a pesticide plant owned by Tianjiayi Chemical on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Firefighters continue to hunt for survivors among the wreckage on Saturday. Photo: VCG
Relatives search for a missing worker on Saturday at a pesticide plant owned by Tianjiayi Chemical. Photo: VCG
The blast damaged this primary school classroom. Photo: IC
Xiangshui residents donate blood and money on Friday to help the victims of the explosion. Photo: VCG

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