NHK: Another Mitsui chemical plant had trouble BEFORE multiple explosions — All plants were halted at time of blasts (VIDEO)

Published: April 22nd, 2012 at 12:32 pm ET
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UPDATE: AFP: Officials "waiting for combustible materials to burn out" after Japan explosions -- Fire not extinguished -- May take days to determine cause

Title: Chemical plant blast kills one worker
Source: NHK
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012 11:00 +0900 (JST)

Mitsui Chemicals says the explosions occurred while the operation of all plants was halted after trouble at another plant on Saturday night.

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Title: Chemical Plant Blast Kills 1, Injures 17 People in Japan
Source: RIA Novosti
Date: 11:54 22/04/2012

Mitsui Chemicals has said production at the plant was halted on Saturday after trouble at another plant, which helped avoid large casualties.

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Published: April 22nd, 2012 at 12:32 pm ET
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