China detains 11 officials, executives over Tianjin warehouse explosion that killed 139

August 27, 2015 5:24 AM

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BEIJING – Chinese prosecutors have detained 11 people over a massive warehouse explosion that killed at least 139 people.

The national prosecutor's office said in a notice Thursday that those held include current and retired officials in the port city of Tianjin, along with others working for the company that runs the port, the largest in northern China.

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