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2008-08-29 15:00:44

No pollution after fatal chemical plant blast in South China YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Tuesday's explosion at a chemical plant in South China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region caused no pollution to air or water, authorities said.

2008-08-29 15:00:44

20 confirmed dead in south China chemical plant blast YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 27 (Xinhua) -- Twenty people were confirmed dead from Tuesday's explosion at a chemical plant in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, rescue headquarters said on Wednesday.

2008-08-29 15:00:30

1st-Ld-Writethru: No serious pollution after fatal chemical plant blast in S. China YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug.

2008-08-27 09:01:14

BEIJING (AP) -- Explosions ripped through a chemical plant Tuesday in southwest China killing at least 16 people and forcing the evacuation of thousands of nearby residents. Six people were still missing today and another 57 people were injured, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

2008-08-27 09:01:14

Authorities said Wednesday 18 bodies were found amid the rubble of an explosion at a chemical plant in southern China's Guangxi Zhuang region.

2008-08-27 09:01:14

China chemical plant blast death toll rises to five NANNING, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) -- A total of five people died, 55 others were injured and 14 were missing after a chemical plant exploded in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region early on Tuesday, rescuers said.

2008-08-27 06:00:41

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Death Toll Rises To 18 in South China Chemical Plant Blast"] YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug.

2008-08-26 21:00:25

A massive chemical plant explosion in China Tuesday left at least 16 people dead, six missing and 57 injured, officials said.

2008-08-26 15:00:56

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) YIZHOU, Guangxi, Aug. 26 (Xinhua) - The death toll from an explosion at a chemical plant in south China has reached 16 after rescuers found five more bodies on Tuesday evening.

2008-08-26 12:01:17

At least five people were killed Tuesday in China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region in a chemical plant explosion, firefighters say.


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