Eleven detained over deadly warehouse explosion in China
Aug.27, Beijing: China has detained 11 government officials and company executives over
a massive warehouse explosion that killed at least 145 people in the
country's worst industrial disaster in recent years.
Among those accused that have been detained on Thursday include
current and retired officials in the port city of Tianjin.
All the government officials are accused of dereliction of duty and
abusing their positions.
The Aug. 12 explosions at the warehouse owned by Ruihai Logistics were
not only one of China's worst accidents but the deadliest ever for
first responders, with 115 police and firefighters among the dead and
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