Shocking images have emerged of pupils continuing to study in a polluted classroom in China after a nearby pharmaceutical factory exploded.
The explosions occurred at the Qilu Pharmaceutical on October 10 in Jinan, eastern China’s Shandong province.
Powerful blasts caused white powder to fill the air of Dongjia Town, Licheng District, including the school which is situated next to the factory.
Shocking: Pictures emerged online of the students continuing to work amid the dusty air
Many parents have complained to Licheng Number Two High School (File photo)
Firefighters attended the scene: According to reports, there were no open flames
According to reports, the explosions took place at 8:50pm last night.
Smoke was seen coming out from the east side of the pharmaceutical company and local residents reported hearing two to three loud bangs.