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Caught On Tape: Another Huge Chemical Warehouse Explosion Rocks China

Who could have seen this coming? 

Just a little over a week after a powerful explosion killed 114 and injured more than 700 in the Chinese port of Tianjin, it appears as though a second blast has occurred at a chemical warehouse, this time in China's eastern Shandong province. A residential area is reportedly located just 1 km away.

We'll await the details which we imagine will suggest that, as was the case in Tianjin, many more tonnes of something terribly toxic were stored than is allowed under China's regulatory regime which apparently only applies to those who are not somehow connected to the Politburo.

BREAKING: Chemical warehouse in Shandong exploded on Sat. Firefighters are at the site now pic.twitter.com/DdZ5o3k4sk

— People's Daily,China (@PDChina)

Explosion occurs to a chemical plant in E China’s Shandong on Saturday evening, flames spotted at site pic.twitter.com/CG9cRwlOAM

— CCTVNEWS (@cctvnews)