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Huge clean-up after Tianjin blasts trigger cyanide fears

Around 700 tonnes of sodium cyanide stored at warehouse where blasts took place: city's vice-mayor

Vehicles near the site of the explosions. The authorities have built sand and earth barriers around the blasts' 0.1 sq km "core area" to prevent any leakage of cyanide or other pollutants.

Tianjin, China

RESCUE personnel battled to clean up hundreds of tonnes of cyanide at the site of huge explosions in northern China on Monday, as state-run media lambasted officials over their response to the blasts which killed 114 people.

The Aug 12 explosions at the hazardous