DRAMA The disaster took place on Monday afternoon in Henan Province
Firefighters in China (illustration). — CFOTO/Sipa USA/SIPA
Factory fire mourns central China. The tragedy has left at least 36 dead and two missing, indicated; the official Xinhua news agency on Tuesday, quoting local authorities.
The disaster took place “Monday afternoon at a factory in the city of Anyang, in the province Central Henan,” the official Chinese agency, without giving further details.
Industrial accidents are frequent in China, often caused by bad compliance with safety rules. In March 2019, the explosion of a chemical factory in Yancheng, a city located at 260 kilometers north of Shanghai, had caused the death of 78 people and devastated dwellings over several kilometers away; the round.
But one of the most serious industrial accidents is the one that occurred in 2015 in Tianjin (north). A gigantic explosion in a chemical warehouse had killed at least 165 people in this large port city located in Paris. 120 kilometers southeast of Beijing.