Two big blasts with many victims occurred in the port area in the northern Chinese city of Tianjin

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Nine firefighters are dead and dozens more remain missing. People in the area thought it was an earthquake and for real Chinese earthquake center says blasts measured at magnitudes 2.3 and 2.9. The cause was not immediately known. News from China reported later the number of injured increased to more than 400, dozens of them critically. Most of the injuries were from stones or broken glass. Many roads were blocked off around the city. Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang have called for “all-out efforts” to save the injured and minimize casualties. They ensured open and transparent information disclosure to the public Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co. Ltd. is a storage and distribution center of containers of dangerous goods at the Tianjin Port.It handles one million tons of cargo annually. Senior management had been detained by authorities.

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