Tianjin Explosion Injures 11, 3 Missing

A gas explosion and a partial building collapse has left three people missing and 11 injured in Tianjin, China.

According to authorities, the explosion occurred at around 7:15 a.m. and damaged three floors of a six-story building.

The 11 people who were injured were hurt by the falling walls and debris and are not in danger. 

Only two other people believed to have been at the site during the explosion have been found, while three are still missing. 

There is no information yet on the cause of the explosion.

Li Hongzhong, Party chief of Tianjin, and Zhang Gong, Tianjin mayor are already at the scene to supervise search and rescue operations. 


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