A blast in a pesticide chemical plant in China has caused massive fire. The plant is located in Jilin of Jilin Province which is a part of North-Eastern China. Chinese firefighters are at the scene trying to control the spread of the fire. So far no casualties have been reported. Local residents have been urged to stay away from the scene for their own safety. No reports of chemical or toxic leak is evident as of now but the authorities are taking necessary precautions.
In recent months China has been shaken by one after another chemical plant blasts. Today’s blast lengthens the list that includes the blast in Shandong Province in August, the blast in Tianjian Province in September and the blast in Liaoning Province on 17th November. As of now it is not clear if this blast is a terrorist attack.