Overseas Network August 13th Power At about 11:20 pm on August 12th, the dangerous goods warehouse belonging to Ruihai Company in Tianjin Port International Logistics Center exploded. The explosive items were inflammable and explosive materials in the container. The scene was full of fire, and the nearby residents heard a huge explosion and had a strong earthquake. The explosive power is equivalent to 21 tons of TNT.
According to the official Weibo news of the Tianjin Municipal People's Government Press Office, the latest casualties of the dangerous goods warehouse explosion in Binhai New Area were released: As of 19:00 today, the explosion caused a total of 50 deaths; 701 people were hospitalized, including 71 seriously injured. Xi Jinping made important instructions on the explosion of dangerous goods warehouses in Tianjin Binhai New Area, demanding that fires be eliminated as soon as possible, and that the wounded should be fully rescued to ensure the safety of people's lives and property. Li Keqiang gave instructions on rescue and emergency response work.
The video uploaded by local netizens showed that the scene of the explosion was soaring, and the mushroom cloud was ignited, accompanied by projectile burning materials. There were earthquakes in many places in Hebei. Some netizens said that the mushroom cloud that was vacated was at least 100 meters high, and the fire was soaring. The airflow generated by the explosion was very strong. "A loud noise five kilometers away pushed me down directly." In addition, the person in charge of the relevant company has been controlled.
"Fortunately, there are several floors of office buildings in the Northern Xinjiang Maritime Safety Administration, which have alleviated the explosion shock wave. Otherwise, the casualties of workers may be very serious." Mr. Zhao from Luoyang, Henan Province is a woodworker at the construction site of Kaiyuan Jiayuan Community. The construction board room where he is located is more than one kilometer away from the scene of the accident. There are at least 300 workers in the seven or eight activity board houses.