Rescuers retrieve a body from the core blast site at industrial chemical storage complex in Tianjin in August, 2015. The blast killed more than 170 people, including scores of police and firefighters. Xinhua

Chinese local police may soon be able to censor news of disasters

Draft law comes at a time of growing public frustration with lax safety and poor accountability for natural and man-made calamities

Topic |   Censorship in China

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Rescuers retrieve a body from the core blast site at industrial chemical storage complex in Tianjin in August, 2015. The blast killed more than 170 people, including scores of police and firefighters. Xinhua
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