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Two die in chemical plant blast

Another person has died after an explosion at a chemical plant in Louisiana yesterday. 72 other people were treated for injuries.

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Second person dies after Louisiana chemical plant blast

A second person has died after an explosion and fire at the Williams Olefin chemical plant in Louisiana, state police said.

Mobile phone footage filmed yesterday showed plumes of dark smoke billowing from the factory, which manufactures flammable gases for use in the petrochemicals industry.

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