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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
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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Gallery: 78 Confirmed Dead in Chemical Plant Explosion