Chemical Leak in Northern China Kills 8, Injures 2

The leak occurred Saturday morning at a plant belonging to the Ruixing chemical company.

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BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say a chemical leak in northern China has killed eight people and injured two others.

A statement from Yangcheng County in Shanxi province said the carbon disulfide leak occurred Saturday morning at a plant belonging to the Ruixing chemical company.

It says three rescue workers are also under health observation. The cause of the leak is still under investigation.

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