You are here


Deaths and destruction follow huge explosions in Tianjin port

At least 44 killed and more than 500 injured after a shipment of explosives in a warehouse is detonated

Rows of burnt out Volkswagen cars are seen near the site of the series of explosions in Tianjin on Wednesday night. Smoke still billowed over buildings hours after the blast which set off huge fires.


A SERIES of enormous explosions at an industrial area in the Chinese port of Tianjin killed at least 44 people and injured more than 500, state media reported on Thursday.

An AFP reporter at the scene saw shattered glass up to three kilometres from the blast site, after a...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to