Skip to comments.Factory blast in eastern China kills at least 68
Posted on 08/02/2014 4:55:41 AM PDT by Citizen Zed
Kunshan Zhongrong could not be reached for a comment. Its website said the firm is wholly owned by an unidentified foreign investor, employs 450 workers and counts General Motors and other US companies as clients.
The Kunshan government said 264 workers were at the site when the explosion struck, and 44 died immediately. Xinhua cited officials say saying that the number of injured totalled 187.
"Of course, the foreign owner of the company will shoulder the responsibility," said Duan Shenyi, a user of China's microblog Weibo said on Saturday. "But because we lack a workers' union, we do not have enough supervision of companies."
A fire at a poultry slaughterhouse in the northeast province of Jilin in June 2013 killed 120 people. The blaze was blamed on poor management, lack of government oversight and locked or blocked exits.
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A democrat for sure.
Lack of combustable dust control.
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