Blast Rocks Chinese City of Tianjin, Dozens Reported Injured

August 12, 2015 7:10 PM

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Blast Rocks Chinese City of Tianjin, Dozens Reported Injured

A powerful explosion rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday, and state media reported that at least 50 people were injured.

Xinhua, the state news agency, reported that the blast originated at a warehouse storing dangerous material, and that it touched off other blasts nearby. Local media reported that the strongest was the equivalent of 21 tons of TNT.

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