TIANJIN EXPLOSION

What happened in the Tianjin warehouse explosions

On August 12, 2015, chemicals exploded in a warehouse in China’s port city of Tianjin, killing 173 people and causing so much damage that it could be seen from space. One year on, victims are still struggling to rebuild their lives and homes. Here is the chain of events that led to the disaster.

PUBLISHED : Friday, 12 August, 2016, 1:10pm
UPDATED : Monday, 13 March, 2017, 6:29pm
What happened in the Tianjin warehouse explosions