ChemChina says gas leak at Hebei plant caused blast that killed 23

A woman takes pictures at the site after a blast outside a chemical plant in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, China November 28, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Peter

BEIJING (Reuters) – A flammable gas leak at a plant owned by ChemChina subsidiary Hebei Shenghua Chemical Industry Co caused a blast that killed 23 people and injured 22 this week in Zhangjiakou, Hebei province, ChemChina said in a statement on Friday. PVC producer Hebei Shenghua had leaked vinyl chloride during production, and it caught […]

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