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Kirill Kurevlev. Sputnik International
The incident reportedly took place at a factory in the city of Dengfeng. Emergency services have arrived, but information about the victims is not yet known.
The explosion happened Tuesday at a factory in central China’s Henan province, according to the country’s media, citing local authorities.
According to images of the scene shared on social media, the explosion was seen to be quite powerful and a cloud of white smoke in the shape of a mushroom formed afterward.
A certain electrolytic aluminum in Henan caused an accident when it entered the electrolytic aluminum tank due to flooding, and all production was halted, with a production capacity of 40,000 to 50,000 tons, which corresponds to the amount of aluminum first thrown by the State Reserve . time. pic.twitter.com/f1qdFWYHpP
— Cao Shanshi (@caolei1) July 20, 2021
Other details of the incident have not yet been disclosed. At the same time, it is not specified which factory suffered the explosion.