In this Week in Photos, an explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu province causes at least 64 deaths; a homeless man becomes an overnight celebrity for his eloquent comments on classical Chinese texts; and a “super worm moon” appears on the night of the Spring Equinox.
The “KAWS:HOLIDAY Companion” sculpture is released into Victoria Harbour during its exhibition in Hong Kong, March 22, 2019. IC
An aerial view of the aftermath of an explosion at a chemical plant owned by Jiangsu Tianjiayi Chemical Co. Ltd. in Yancheng, Jiangsu province, March 22, 2019. Caixin/VCG
Shen Wei (second from left), waves his hands to a crowd of fans in Shanghai, March 23, 2019. Shen, a homeless man, became an overnight celebrity for his eloquent comments on classic Chinese texts. Zhong Furui/IC
A boy receives a vaccination at a hospital in Huizhou, Guangdong province, March 20, 2019. Zhou Nan/Huizhou Daily/VCG
A woman wearing a windproof veil does outdoor exercises in Tianjin, March 21, 2019. You Sixing/VCG
Birds fly past the red walls of the Summer Palace during the Spring Equinox in Beijing, March 21, 2019. Liu Xiaolin/VCG
A plane flies in front of the so-called super worm moon in China, March 21, 2019. Zhang Yingchu/IC