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Few Answers A Day After Deadly Explosion In Tianjin, China

State media said the explosion was caused by explosive goods in a container.

By Zach Toombs | August 12, 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.

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