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Eight dead in plant chemical leak

Published 16/05/2015

Chinese officials are investigating a chemical leak at a factory
Chinese officials are investigating a chemical leak at a factory

A chemical leak in northern China has killed eight people and injured two others.

A statement from Yangcheng County in Shanxi province said the carbon disulfide leak occurred at a plant belonging to the Ruixing chemical company.

It said three rescue workers were also under health observation. The cause of the leak is still under investigation.

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