78 dead and 76 seriously injured due to water explosion, with a direct economic loss of 1.986 billion yuan

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 78 dead and 76 seriously injured due to water explosion, with a direct economic loss of 1.986 billion yuan


Recently, the State Council approved the 3.21 special major explosion accident investigation report of Jiangsu Xiangshui tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd. According to the investigation team of the State Council, the 3.21 special major explosion accident of Jiangsu Xiangshui tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd. is a special major production safety liability accident that causes spontaneous combustion and explosion due to long-term illegal storage of hazardous wastes.

At about 14:48 on March 21, 2019, tianjiayi Chemical Co., Ltd., located in Xiangshui ecological chemical park, Yancheng City, Jiangsu Province, suffered a particularly serious explosion accident, resulting in 78 deaths, 76 serious injuries, 640 hospitalizations, and a direct economic loss of 1.986 billion yuan. After the accident, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council attached great importance to it. General Secretary Xi Jinping repeatedly made important instructions, called for emergency rescue, timely treatment of the wounded, doing well the rehabilitation work, finding out the cause of the accident as soon as possible, and releasing authoritative information in a timely manner, emphasizing that all localities and relevant departments should draw lessons from them, strengthen the investigation of hidden dangers, strictly implement the responsibility system for safety production, and ensure the health of the masses. Safety of life and property. General secretary Xi Jinping pointed out that there is still a big gap in the implementation of safety production work. Premier Li Keqiang and other leading comrades also gave instructions, stressing that effective measures should be taken to control the sources of danger, further investigate and eliminate the hidden dangers of safety production in key industries such as hazardous chemicals, and resolutely curb the occurrence of major accidents. Appointed by the Party Central Committee and the State Council, State Councilor Wang Yong led the responsible comrades of relevant departments to the scene immediately to guide the rescue work.