Explosion occurs in residential building in Tianjin

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/8/28 16:39:43

An explosion occurred Sunday afternoon in a residential building in north China's Tianjin Municipality, with casualties still unknown.

The explosion happened around 3 p.m. in an apartment on the building's top floor. Witnesses saw thick smoke and flames following a loud bang, and the entire building shook.

Residents are being evacuated as a large number of firemen came to the rescue, a Xinhua reporter said at the scene.

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