10 people injured in chemical plant blast discharged from hospital

Source: Xinhua| 2019-04-29 17:05:40|Editor: Xiang Bo
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HOHHOT, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Ten people, who were injured in an explosion in a chemical plant in north China last week, have been discharged from hospitals after treatment, local authorities said Monday.

The blast which left four dead and 35 injured occurred at 2:55 a.m. on April 24 in a workshop of the Dongxing Chemical Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of the Inner Mongolia Yidong Group Corp. Ltd. in Zhuozi County of Ulanqab city, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

Another 25 people who were injured in the accident are still hospitalized and in stable condition, according to the leading work group in charge of handling the accident.

The work group said tests have shown that air, soil and water quality near the site of the blast remain normal. All the local residents who were evacuated have returned to their homes.

The families of the four victims have been comforted. Compensation is also under discussion.

The cause of the blast is being investigated.