Massive Explosions in Tianjin, China

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  1. Mike

    Mike The Traveler Contributor

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    Tianjin factory handling chemicals exploded around 23:30 local time (15:30 GMT). The first explosion was equal to 3 tonnes of TNT (3.3 US Tons), the second explosion roughly 21 tonnes (23.1 US Tons). Currently 50+ people dead, 700+ injured, 70+ in critical condition.

    China explosion: Tianjin death toll rises in port blasts - BBC News

    Some eyewitness footage:



     
  2. Zado

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    Dear Lord that's scary....so sorry for the victims,I hope those who are critical will be somehow saved....damn which such explosions it's incredible the victims weren't more than that..
     
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    Well the numbers seem to keep rising every time I check back on updates about the story. I have to wonder how many dead simply aren't accounted for yet because an explosion of that magnitude can not only dismantle people, but displace them greatly as well.
     
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    Alex Kenivel Psycho, dont engage

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    Good lawd that's fvcking crazy. Big chemical deserves the worst but not like this..
     

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