A huge blast in a chemical in Eastern China has increased death toll to 47, with 90 badly injured, according to state news agency Xinhua.
The powerful explosion followed a fire at the factory which produces fertilizer.
As per country’s earthquake administration reported a tremor equivalent to 2.2-magnitude at the time of the blast.
The death toll makes it one of the country’s worst industrial accidents in recent years.
The blast happened at about 14:50 local time (06:50 GMT) on Thursday at a plant in Yancheng, run by Tianjiayi Chemical.
According to the state media, a total of 640 people were sent to hospital.
Many were in critical condition and dozens had severe injuries, Xinhua reports.
The blast was so powerful that it knocked down factory buildings some distance away, trapping workers, according to local media outfits.
Provincial authorities said firefighters had to be brought in from across the province.