Death toll rises in China blast amid contamination fears

August 16, 2015 7:14 AM

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Death toll rises in China blast amid contamination fears

The death toll following a series of explosions at a warehouse storing hazardous chemicals in China rose to 112 Sunday, as authorities worked to remove chemical contamination.

Some 95 people, including 85 firefighters, remain missing following the blasts in the city of Tianjin, northern China on Wednesday night, China's official Xinhua news agency reported.

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