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Explosion Rocks China's Tianjin

State media said the blast was caused by explosive goods in a container.
Posted at 9:09 AM, Aug 13, 2015

This explosion in Tianjin, China killed at least 44 people and injured more than 500. State media says a shipping container filled with explosives was set off. Tianjin is a city of 7.5 million people in northeast China. It's only about 40 miles from Beijing. The Communist Party's newspaper confirmed the explosion but hasn't provided other details on the cause of the accident.