Area around blast evacuated in Tanjin, China

Residents within a 3-kilometer radius of the Tianjin blast have been ordered to evacuate due to the presence of sodium cyanide. Due to a change of direction of winds, authorities are afraid the toxic particles could blow inland. The number of dead is reportedly 85 with 721 people injured and some still missing.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should consider avoiding this city due to the damage and also risk of toxic particles in the air.

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