Massive Explosion In Tianjin Kills 50, Wounds 700

Massive Explosion In Tianjin Kills 50, Wounds 700

On the night of August 12th in Tianjin Binhai New District a shipping container dock has exploded. This explosion resulted in a large mushroom cloud felt by people many kilometers away and causing the nearby area to have secondary explosions. The explosion has so far been deemed an accident and is reported to be caused by some of the containers’ contents being explosives and other flammible materials. Currently 50 people are reported dead, and 701 people have been hospitalized. Many netizens who live near the site of the explosion say they thought it was an earthquake.

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