Death toll rises to 158 in chemical warehouse explosions in Chinese port of Tianjin

August 31, 2015 10:50 AM

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BEIJING – Authorities say the death toll has risen to 158 in massive warehouse explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin. Some 15 people remain missing.

The Tianjin government's official microblog said the confirmed toll rose from 150 last week, but it wasn't clear how the tally increased. Calls to the city's information center rang unanswered.

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