A huge mushroom cloud erupted into the sky after an explosion occurred in a calcium carbide factory in central China. The video, filmed in the city of Pingdingshan in Henan Province on July 21, shows a plume of smoke rising into the sky forming a huge mushroom cloud. According to reports, an explosion happened after the calcium carbide mixed with water. Several villagers were burnt and nearby people have been evacuated. The case is being investigated. The video was provided by local media with permission.
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