The death toll is at 100 in Tianjin. For some reason, someone decided to store hazardous chemicals near a populated area. Sodium cyanide, calcium carbide, volatile organic compounds and compressed natural gas, among other things, according to CNN.
Things are so bad that firefighters still can’t use water to fight the blazes because when water touches the chemicals, it causes an explosion. So they’re dumping foam and sand on the rubble.
Here’s a aerial view of the site:
I can’t imagine driving on this highway when all hell broke loose. The English speakers swearing in the video above, in context, really understate how horrible this was.
Something really bad happened in China today