This is some amazing footage of an enormous explosion at a fuel depot in China today.
Note the delay in both the sound and the shockwave hitting the videographer.
The explosion reportedly occurred at about 10:30 a.m. Central time at Tianjin’s Binhai New Development Zone.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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