BBC News: Drone Footage Shows Tianjin Blast Site Where a Shipment of Explosives Detonated

Drone video reveal the scale of destruction after two massive explosions in Tianjin, China. At least 44 people are dead, among them 12 firefighters. Hospitals are dealing with an overwhelming influx of patients, as more than 500 people have been injured. Authorities say the explosions happened when a shipment of explosives being stored in a container detonated. NO AUDIO included with video.

Massive explosions have hit China’s northern city of Tianjin, leaving dozens of people dead and hundreds more injured. State media said the blasts happened in a warehouse storing “dangerous and chemical goods” in the port area of the city. Pictures and video on social media showed flames lighting up the sky, and buildings are said to have collapsed. John Sudworth reports from Tianjin.

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