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Breaking: A blast seen and heard in a chemical industry zone in Lijin, Dongying City of Shandong around 23:25 Mon. http://pic.twitter.com/Yi29nJXEuX
— People’s Daily,China (@PDChina) August 31, 2015
The blast occurred around 11:25 p.m. local time. Information about casualties was not immediately available.
TwitterThe video below appears to show the moment the blast occurred:
Authorities are still scrambling to clean up the Chinese city of Tianjin after Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co. Ltd., a chemical plant which handles the transport of hazardous goods, exploded on August 12.
The Tianjin blast killed at least 139 people. Survivors were ordered to evacuate over fears of sodium cyanide contamination.
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