22 people according to reports reaching Brainnewsradio has been confirmed dead while 22 injured in an explosion and fire near a chemical factory on Wednesday in a northern China region.
Report holds that The incident happened near Hebei Shenghua Chemical Co. in Zhangjiakou, a city some 200 kilometres (124 miles) northwest of Beijing that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) while reporting the incident as a third party notes that the charred and smoking remains of trucks and cars were scattered on a road as firefighters worked at the scene, according to photos posted on Twitter by state broadcaster CGTN as it has been reported on a Weibo Social Media account that the fire burned 50 large and small trucks.
The Local Propaganda department, announcing on their social Media account said, “On-site search and rescue work and investigation of the cause of the accident are still under way.”
The department also noted that the injured were taken to hospital for treatment following the blast, which occurred at 00:41 am.