Aerial photo taken on March 22, 2019 shows firefighters working at the site of a factory explosion at a chemical industrial park in Yancheng, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Xinhua/Ji Chunpeng)
An investigation team has been organized by the State Council, China's cabinet, to probe the deadly explosion at an industrial park in east China's Jiangsu Province.
The team is headed by vice minister of emergency management Huang Ming and the probe is already underway.
At least 47 people were killed and 90 others seriously injured after the explosion ripped through a chemical industrial park in Yancheng City at about 2:48 p.m. Thursday.
The Ministry of Emergency Management has dispatched a team of experts to the site and urged all-out efforts in the rescue.