China factory blast death toll jumps to 64, man rescued after 40 hours

This photo taken on March 21, 2019 shows fire and smoke rising following an explosion at a chemical plant in Yancheng in China's eastern Jiangsu province. PHOTO | STR | AFP

What you need to know:

  • Thursday's explosion in the eastern city of Yancheng injured hundreds and flattened an industrial park.
  • Rescuers are looking for 28 people who are still missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, citing Yancheng mayor Cao Lubao.



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