Reports: Explosion at Chinese chemical plant

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An explosion was seen and heard in a chemical manufacturing area in Dongying City, China, late Monday night, according to the People's Daily, China.

The newspaper posted an image of the blast on its Twitter account.

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A single, loud "boom" was heard, according to Reuters. A person died in a chemical plant explosion in a different part of the Shandong province last month.

A series of explosions at warehouses storing chemicals killed at least 140 people in Tianjin earlier this month.