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4 Die in Blast at Chemical Plant in China

Six other people were injured in the blast.

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An explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has killed four people, a state news agency reported Sunday.

Six other people were injured in the blast Saturday at the Jinshan Chemical Plant Co., in Linshu County in Shandong province southeast of Beijing, the Xinhua News Agency said. 

The company's owner was in police custody and the cause of the blast is under investigation, Xinhua said.

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