Thousands of wrecked cars and containers litter the blast site in Tianjin, where officials are involved in a desperate search for spilled sodium cyanide. Photo: KY Cheng
Thousands of wrecked cars and containers litter the blast site in Tianjin, where officials are involved in a desperate search for spilled sodium cyanide. Photo: KY Cheng

Fears of deadly cyanide gas reaction as rain forecast for Tianjin

City's vice-mayor admits the chemical has spread 1km from blast site, amid concerns it will react with rain to produce deadly compound

Thousands of wrecked cars and containers litter the blast site in Tianjin, where officials are involved in a desperate search for spilled sodium cyanide. Photo: KY Cheng
Thousands of wrecked cars and containers litter the blast site in Tianjin, where officials are involved in a desperate search for spilled sodium cyanide. Photo: KY Cheng
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