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New Chinese Chemical Site Blast Kills 1

An explosion in a chemical plant in eastern China has killed one person and injured nine other people.  The blast happened Saturday night at the Runxing Chemical factory in Zibo in Shandong province, according to state media.  The fire on Saturday night was put out after about five hours and authorities said no contamination has been detected, Xinhua said. But the disaster is bound to raise more questions about  safety standards in a country where industrial accidents...

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