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Tianjin death toll rising with scores of firefighters missing

Officials acknowledge toxins present but say they pose no risk to people outside the evacuation zone
Monday, August 17, 2015 - 05:50
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Candles are lit at a vigil to mourn the victims of Wednesday night's horrific explosions in Tianjin, outside a hospital at Binhai new district on Aug 15. The death toll had risen to 112 as of Sunday.

Tianjin, China

THE death toll from massive explosions in China's port of Tianjin has risen to 112 and 95 people, most of them fire fighters, are missing, state media said on Sunday, suggesting the toll will rise significantly.

More than 720 people remained in hospital four days

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