On Wednesday, two massive blasts occurred in a warehouse in Tianjin, leaving over 110 people dead and more than 700 injured, according to media reports. The explosions and a resultant fire were caused by flammable goods stored at the warehouse.
Residents in the Chinese port city of Tianjin whose homes had been damaged in a massive blast last week took to the streets to demand compensation from the government, media reported Monday.
On Sunday, the Chinese military said several hundred tons of sodium cyanide had been found in or around the site of last week's deadly warehouse explosion in Tianjin.
An operation to clean-up a highly toxic sodium cyanide leak arising from the explosion at the hazardous substances warehouse in the Chinese port of Tianjin will be concluded by Monday evening, the city's deputy mayor said.
Several hundred tons of highly toxic chemical sodium cyanide were found in the area hit by explosions in the northeast Chinese port city of Tianjin, a high-ranking Chinese official said Sunday.
The death toll in a series of explosions in the Chinese city of Tianjin has increased to 112.
The death toll from Wednesday's massive blasts in the Chinese port of Tianjin reached 104 people on Saturday, local officials said as cited by Xinhua news agency.
On Wednesday, two massive explosions occurred in the warehouse in Tianjin, killing dozens of people. The twin blasts and a strong fire were triggered by flammable goods stored at the warehouse along with hazardous chemicals.
The Chinese authorities initiated the evacuation of the citizens within a 3-kilometer (1.1-mile) range of the explosion site in the northeastern Chinese city of Tianjin as new small explosions occurred, local media said Saturday.
Chinese authorities temporarily banned producing, transporting and trading explosives along with hazardous chemicals.
Russia has offered assistance to China after an explosion occurred in the Chinese city of Tianjin.
At least 520 people sustained injuries, including 66 in critical condition, the Xinhua news agency reported.
Following a massive explosion in the Chinese port city of Tianjin, at least 17 have been reported dead, with hundreds injured.