A huge fire has broken out after a chemical plant exploded in the city of Lengshuijiang, in China’s South Eastern Hunan province, according to local media reports.
突发：【湖南冷水江一化工厂爆炸起火 现场震感强烈】据湖南娄底市广播电视台公众号消息，今晚8：30左右，冷水江一化工厂突然爆炸起火，附近市民均感觉到强烈的震感，爆炸原因尚未明确。 pic.twitter.com/KEtSssf4XU
— 黄昭雲 (@huangzhaoyun) January 9, 2016
Emergency crews are on the scene of the blast, which comes only weeks after two huge industrial explosions in the country killed dozens of people
It is not yet clear if anyone was injured or killed and the cause of the blast is still unknown.
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A video said to be of the explosion was uploaded to Youtube and circulated on social media.
Last year, China was hit by a wave of explosions rocking its industrial facilities.