Massive Explosion Rocks Tianjin, China

Posted on August 12, 2015

A massive explosion has rocked Tianjin, China. The blast was felt kilometers away from the site by residents of the city. Tianjin is located in northern China to the southeast of Beijing.

CCTV is reporting that power is out at multiple high-rise buildings. The number of injuries or casualties is unknown. China's Xinhua News tweeted that hundreds have been hospitalized so far and that the explosion was caused by flammables in a container terminal.

Here is a video of the large explosion: