An explosion hit a chemical plant on Saturday night in eastern China, the official Xinhua state news agency said, citing local authorities.
No casualties have been reported yet, Xinhua said.
The blast, which triggered a fire, happened around 8:50 pm (1250 GMT)local time in Huantai county in Shandong province.
The explosion comes after two huge blasts ripped through a warehouse storing dangerous chemicals in Tianjin on August 12 killing at least 121 people.
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