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Premier Li Keqiang visits site of blasts in Tianjin

(Chinadaily.com.cn)    15:12, August 16, 2015

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (fourth from left) visits the warehouse explosion site in Tianjin on Sunday. [Photo/provided to chinadaily.com.cn]

Representing Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Keqiang went to the warehouse explosion site in Tianjin on Sunday to direct rescue work.

He also offered condolences to people injured in the incident, firefighters and rescue workers.

Ten more bodies were found on Saturday night, pushing the death toll from the massive warehouse blasts in North China's Tianjin city to 112 by 9 am on Sunday.

Of the bodies, 24 have been identified and 88 others will need DNA testing.

Another 95 people remain missing, including 85 firefighters.

Searches for life signs at the blast zone are continuing. 


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