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Watch: Chinese Pesticide Plant Explosion Kills 47, President Xi Orders Investigation

A massive explosion at a pesticide plant in Yangcheng, China killed 47 people and injured 640 others on Thursday, with more fatalities expected as rescue workers comb through the rubble. Sensitive to growing public outrage over a series of industrial accidents, Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered an investigation of the accident on Friday. Several employees of the plant were immediately detained by police.

This photo taken on March 21, 2019 shows fire and smoke rising at an explosion site in Yancheng in China's eastern Jiangsu province. - The death toll from a huge explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China surged to 47 on Friday, making it one of the country's worst …

Live Updates: Search for NY-NJ Bombing Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami

An apparent explosion in a crowded Chelsea neighborhood of New York City on Saturday night left 25 people with minor injuries, authorities said.

Police spokesman J. Peter Donald said on Twitter that the explosion happened at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday on West 23rd Street, which is a major thoroughfare with many restaurants.

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Explosion At Brussels Crime Lab

BRUSSELS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – Arsonists set fire to Belgium’s National Institute of Criminology in Brussels on Monday, causing an explosion but no casualties, a Brussels prosecutor said.

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