3,000 Barrels of Chemicals Washed into Songhua River

By Xinhua News Agency
Published: 2010-07-29

Jilin municipality announced at a press conference earlier today that more than 7,000 barrels had been washed into the Songhua River, a major tributary of the Heilong River that flows through northeast China. Of the 7,000 barrels, 3,000 contained chemicals and the other 4,000 were empty - only 400 buckets have been removed from the river so far.

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