An explosion at a chemical plant in Sichuan, China, kills 19 people and injures 12 others.
Huge plumes of smoke were seen at the chemical facility but it is not clear what caused the blast.
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- An explosion at a chemical plant near Cairo, Egypt, injures 12 people.
- An explosion at a chemical plant in Sichuan, China, kills 19 people and injures 12 others.
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes Sichuan in southwest China, killing at least thirteen people and injuring more than 175.
Authorities in China sentence Huang Yu, a computer technician from Sichuan who worked for a government department which handled state secrets, to death for leaking more than 150,000 classified documents to an unidentified foreign power. The documents in question covered secrets ranging from the ruling Communist Party to military and financial issues.
Wei Hong is removed as the Governor of China's Sichuan province due to perceived disloyalty to the Communist Party.
The death toll from yesterday's earthquake in China's Sichuan province rises to four with 54 injured.
A 5.9 magnitude earthquake occurs near the town of Kangding in China's Sichuan province resulting at least two deaths and 54 injuries.