Tianjin explosions: China sends military chemical experts to port city

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Published: August 14, 2015 12:30:12 PM

Chinese authorities have sent military chemical experts to Tianjin following explosions that left at least 50 people dead.

Chinese authorities have sent military chemical experts to Tianjin following explosions that left at least 50 people dead.

According to the BBC, the blasts destroyed buildings, shipping containers and thousands of new cars in an industrial port area.

It is not yet confirmed as to what caused the blasts and whether chemicals have leaked.

More than 3,500 residents are spending the night in temporary shelters while hundreds have been injured.

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