Watch: Powerful explosion rocks China's Tianjin city

A powerful explosion rocked China`s Tianjin city on Wednesday night, Xinhua news agency reported. The cause and casualties were not immediately known.

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Beijing: A powerful explosion rocked China`s Tianjin city on Wednesday night, Xinhua news agency reported. The cause and casualties were not immediately known.

Citing residents, Xinhua said flame lit up the sky and a blast with a big noise blew up dust dozens of metres high. The explosion also shattered glass windows.

Li Jing, a woman who lives hundreds of metres from the explosion site, said she saw the wounded being sent to hospitals.

 

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