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Olympic city blast

Blast kills 22 outside a factory in Olympic city of China

ZHANGJIAKOU, China: A vehicle carrying dangerous chemicals exploded at the entrance of a chemical factory in a city in northern China that will host the 2022 Winter Olympics on Wednesday, leaving 22 people dead and 22 others injured, state media and authorities said. The blast ignited other vehicles, leaving charred and smoking remains of trucks and cars scattered on a road as firefighters worked at the scene, according to images posted online by state media. A witness told AFP he heard a "very loud bang" after…