Officials detained include, top left, Zheng Qingyue, Tianjin Port president; top right, Wu Dai, Tianjin transport commission chairman;
bottom left,  Gao Huaiyou, Tianjin deputy work safety administration chief; centre, Wang Jiapeng, Tianjin deputy customs chief; bottom right, Wang Jinwen, deputy inspector with the Ministry of Transport.

China's leadership angered by slow response to Tianjin disaster, sources say

The Communist Party's top leadership was infuriated with the Tianjin government's attempts to underplay the death toll of the twin blasts that rocked the port city more than two weeks ago, and which has now risen to 145, the South China Morning Post has learned.

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