One injured in Tianjin apartment explosion

Source:Xinhua Published: 2016/8/28 23:37:11

One person was injured in an apartment explosion Sunday afternoon in north China's Tianjin Municipality, local authorities said.

The injured has been sent to hospital and is in no life-threatening condition.

The explosion occurred at around 3 p.m. at an apartment on the 29th floor of a 30-story residential building in Nankai District, smashing windows and triggering a fire.

Witnesses saw thick smoke and flames following a loud bang. The 27th and 28th floors were also damaged.

The fire, which was put out at about 4 p.m., was triggered by gas leak, said police.

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