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Explosion occurs at chemical factory in E China's Wuxi

2011-02-24 00:05:56 GMT2011-02-24 08:05:56(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Photo taken on Feb. 23, 2011 shows heavy smoke over the sky near a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 23, 2011 shows heavy smoke over the sky near a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua)

A fire fighter hoses down fire at the explosion site of a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province, Feb. 23, 2011. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 23, 2011 shows heavy smoke and firelight near a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 23, 2011 shows heavy smoke and firelight near a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua)Photo taken on Feb. 23, 2011 shows heavy smoke and firelight near a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Feb. 23, 2011 shows heavy smoke and firelight near a chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua)

An explosion occurred at Quanli chemical factory in Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province at 2:10 p.m. Wednesday.

The fire is reported to have been under controlled and no casualties was reported so far.

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