People in S'pore see mushroom cloud after explosion at Johor factory

The mushroom cloud was so huge it could be seen in Singapore.

Belmont Lay | February 24, 2022, 08:15 PM

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People in several parts of Singapore, in particular, Pasir Ris and Punggol, witnessed a mushroom cloud of smoke following an explosion believed to have occurred at a Pasir Gudang factory in Johor, Malaysia.

The public submitted footage to CNA, which spliced them together on Feb. 24.

Here's what it looks like from Coney Island:

Video by Mothership reader.

Video by Mothership reader.

Video by Mothership reader.

The Star reported that a fire broke out at the Titan Himont Petrochemical plant in Tanjung Langsat Industrial Complex.

Johor Fire and Rescue Department said the blaze started at around 5:16pm.

Fires and explosions at Pasir Gudang have been occurring at an alarming regularity.

Oct. 2, 2021: Two factories gutted in fire at Pasir Gudang

Jan. 16, 2021: Explosion at Pasir Gudang factory kills one, two injured

Dec. 9, 2019: 12 workers sustain burns in Pasir Gudang chemical factory fire

Top media via CNA

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