WARNING: Some people may find the footage distressing.
Chinese newspaper People’s Daily China tweeted out security camera footage of the moment a giant explosion rocked the Chinese city of Tianjin late Wednesday night.
State broadcaster CCTV reported that the blast — which created a huge mushroom cloud and triggered a quake that could be felt up to six miles away — happened at Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co. Ltd., which handles the transport of hazardous goods.
At least 300 people were injured in the blast and are being treated at a local hospital, state broadcaster CCTV reported. More are expected.
CCTV said no deaths had been reported, adding that there had been two explosions within 30 seconds of each other and that about 100 fire trucks had been sent to the scene.
Tianjin is a major port and industrial city located 72 miles southeast of the capital of Beijing.
A Tianjin resident caught the explosion itself on video:
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