The Latest: Police say at least 7 dead in Tianjin explosion - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

The Latest: Police say at least 7 dead in Tianjin explosion

Posted:

Police in the Chinese port city of Tianjin say at least seven people have been killed in explosions sparked at a warehouse or dangerous materials.


   The state-run Beijing News said on its website that that between 300 and 400 people had been admitted to hospitals in the city, east of Beijing. It says the explosions shattered windows and knocked off doors of buildings in the area.


   Police in Tianjin said an initial blast took place late Wednesday night in shipping containers at a warehouse for hazardous materials owned by a logistics company.

  • InternationalMore>>

  • Palestinians bury Gaza journalist killed by Israeli fire

    Palestinians bury Gaza journalist killed by Israeli fire

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:30:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf). A kid holds a poster of Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh portrait at a mosque in Selayang, on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Palestinian envoy in Malaysia says the body of the Hamas militant kil...(AP Photo/Sadiq Asyraf). A kid holds a poster of Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh portrait at a mosque in Selayang, on the outskirt of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, April 25, 2018. The Palestinian envoy in Malaysia says the body of the Hamas militant kil...
    Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest.More >>
    Hundreds of Palestinians have participated in the funeral of a Gaza journalist who died after being shot by Israeli troops while covering a border protest.More >>
  • Report: Syrian troops break into IS-held Damascus district

    Report: Syrian troops break into IS-held Damascus district

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:30:34 GMT
    Syrian state media is reporting that government forces have pushed into a Damascus neighborhood held by the Islamic State group from different directions and captured several building blocs and tunnels used by the...More >>
    Syrian state media is reporting that government forces have pushed into a Damascus neighborhood held by the Islamic State group from different directions and captured several building blocs and tunnels used by the extremists.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    APNewsBreak: Feds' delays imperil migrant children

    Thursday, April 26 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-26 11:30:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool, File). FILE - In this June 18, 2014, file photo, boys wait in line to make a phone call as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs...
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
    A bipartisan Senate subcommittee has found that the government risks placing migrant children in the custody of human traffickers because federal agencies have delayed crucial reforms needed to keep the children safe.More >>
Powered by Frankly