An explosion at a chemical plant in the Chinese city of Nanjing

July 28 at a chemical plant in the Chinese city of Nanjing powerful explosion that killed at least 12 people. The explosion occurred at the plant for the production of plastics. Close to the epicenter of the explosion were two pipes with about 60 tons of propylene, half of which by mid-afternoon burned.





The fire at the blast site at a chemical plant in Nanjing, the capital of East China's Jiangsu Province. (China Daily via Reuters)




Locals and fireman carry a man injured in an explosion at a chemical plant in Nanjing. As a result, the most likely cause of the explosion which could be a gas leak, destroyed buildings within a radius of 100 yards, turned a passing passenger bus, hundreds of people were injured. (China Daily via Reuters)




The fire at the blast site at a chemical plant in Nanjing. The tragedy occurred last July 28 on the outskirts of China's largest industrial center about 10 am local time. (China Daily via Reuters)




A fire in a chemical factory destroyed buildings at the blast site in Nanjing on July 28. At the time of the explosion factory did not function: the owner of the company was sold to a new owner, and its territory were dismantling. (China Daily via Reuters)




Local residents sit side by side with pieces of broken glass at a restaurant near the scene of the explosion. Many buildings within a radius of 2 km of the blast blew out windows. (Jeff Xu / Reuters)



Consequences of an explosion on the streets of Nanjing near the scene. The blast had suffered damage to homes within a radius of up to a thousand meters from the epicenter. (China Daily via Reuters)



Police detained a suspect in the commission of acts that led to the explosion and casualties. In the photo: the duty policeman stands on the street of Nanjing, on the background of large-format printing of posters. (Jeff Xu / Reuters)



Near the explosion seen destroyed houses. Nanjing, China. (China Daily via Reuters)

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