104 Dead in Chinese Port City, Evacuation Ordered

The death toll from massive explosions in the Chinese port of Tianjin has risen to 104 including 21 firefighters, state media reported Saturday, quoting official sources.

Chinese authorities ordered an immediate mandatory evacuation near the site of the massive fire and explosions that devastated an industrial neighborhood in the northeastern city.

The Beijing News on Saturday said all people within a three-kilometer radius of the warehouse explosion site are being forcibly evacuated from the area because of a possible chemical contamination. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

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