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Old 08-12-15, 02:17 PM
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Huge explosion in China

Graphic at the end.. one hell of an explosion. Not sure what happened here.

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No cause for alarm. It was just me going to the restroom with a bad case of explosive diarrhea. Only one person may have been killed. See more here: My stomach is a WMF
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Wow. Reminiscent of the explosion at the fertilizer plant in Texas a couple of years ago, if not bigger.

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According to Chinese state media, the explosion occurred when a shipment of explosives blew up at about 23:30 (16:30 GMT).
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-33896292

That'll do it.
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Yeh. When you see an explosion that big, step away from the window before the shockwave hits.
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Yeah, several hundred reported injured, dunno how whoever filmed the beginning could still be alive. It's about 3 AM over there now so it happened I dunno, 3.5 hours ago.
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Huge explosion injures hundreds in northern China
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Wow.. no dead? That's pretty amazing.
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Gotta believe there'll be a bunch of dead.
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Wow.. no dead? That's pretty amazing.
Haven't seen any reports of fatalities yet. Amazing.

Huge explosion in Chinese port city of Tianjin
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I didn't know they already started filming Transformers 5.
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Haven't seen any reports of fatalities yet. Amazing.

Huge explosion in Chinese port city of Tianjin
might be to early for death reports...

but watch this video.

I'm not quite sure if he is going to make it.

I think its safe work, its not graphic and you don't see the end result.

Possible NSFW?

https://pbs.twimg.com/tweet_video/CMOr6TFUYAAnotJ.mp4
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@MSimonTV
More on @CCTV_America: Xing Zheming says area buildings are "totally knocked down" because of the shockwaves of these explosions.

@MSimonTV
Our reporter on scene says buildings are collapsed as far as 10km away from explosion site in #Tianjin.
Damn.
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Everybody Wang Chung tonight.
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Yeah, I'm certain there are a lot of dead, but being China's media lockdowns, we may never know how many.
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Sounds like a chemical explosion at a container port holding "dangerous materials."
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Yeah, I'm certain there are a lot of dead, but being China's media lockdowns, we may never know how many.
Missing is China's way of saying DEAD.
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This is what they get for devaluating the Yuan and, or course, for pearl harbor.
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Beijing (CNN)A massive explosion shook the northern Chinese city of Tianjin late Wednesday, killing seven and injuring about 50 people, according to state media.

The cause was not immediately clear.

The explosion erupted at a container port where flammable material was being stored, reported CCTV, China's state-owned broadcaster.
Fireworks?
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7 killed and 50 injured my ass.
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according to state media...end of story
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That was almost nuclear looking or something right out of Akira.
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Re: Huge explosion in China

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Fireworks?
It was at a warehouse that specializes in handing hazardous materials (not very well as it might turn out) so there are a lot of possibilities, probably not fireworks though.
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DVD Polizei's Guide To China Terminology

Missing = Dead

Fireworks = Atomic Explosion

Containers Flying Everywhere = Chinese Workers Flying Everywhere

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