In the Chinese province of Tianjin, again there was an explosion in the area of the accident "there was white smoke". The number of victims man-made disaster in the warehouse in the port metropolis increased to 114 people, 70 missing.
In the warehouse in the port city of Tianjin in Northern China, where on 12 August there was a series of powerful explosions, and formed a fire, on the morning of 17 August sounded new cotton. In the district of unpleasant events have any white smoke trapped close to the military personnel were evacuated. It is unknown what led to a new explosion.
Note that now the number of victims of man-made disaster in the warehouse in the Chinese province increased to 114 people. With all of this, 70 missing, TASS informs referring to the Chinese Central TV. Together with 698 people are being treated at local health centres.
Currently identified the body 54. Among them, 39 firefighters, 5 law enforcement officers and 10 local inhabitants. Personality 60 more victims yet to be determined. According to local fire control at the scene, in addition to rescue workers and the military, additional work of a team of professionals chemical protection from neighboring provinces - Liaoning and Jiangsu This is due to the danger of infection site with cyanide.
In addition, the Vice-mayor of Tianjin S. he announced the possibility of removal during the day just found sodium cyanide at the crash site. "All the sodium cyanide can be assembled by end of day Monday (August 17)," explained the Deputy mayor.
At the same time, the Chinese port of Tianjin was reconstructed after a large-scale man-made disaster caused by the explosion and subsequent fire at the warehouse of hazardous substances. Today again opened to traffic on major shipping channels.
Recall that a series of strong explosions happened at the warehouse of the logistics company "Guihai" on August 12. According to eyewitnesses, the blast blew out Windows in houses in a radius of 2 kilometers and injured more than a thousand nearby cars. Immediately after the explosion, the power of which is estimated at 3 tons in a trotyl equivalent, in the area of the incident has started a strong fire. After his stock was up even some explosions. The power of the strongest of them is equivalent to 21 tons of TNT.
In China, a wave of protests. Local residents took to the streets with demands from the authorities compensation for anthropogenic disaster. In turn arrived at the emergency Premier Li Keqiang demanded a full investigation into the incident. Adept authorities also assured the public that all the guilty will be punished.
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