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Premier Li arrives in Tianjin

Updated: Aug 16,2015 2:59 PM     english.gov.cn

Premier Li Keqiang (4th, left) visits the warehouse explosion site in Tianjin to direct rescue work and offered condolences to people injured in the incident, Aug 16, 2015.

Premier Li Keqiang on Aug 16 visited the Tianjin site of the devastating blast that rocked the city on Aug 12.

Representing the CPC Central Committee, State Council and President Xi Jinping, Li will also meet with firefighters, injured residents and rescue workers.

The explosions, which occurred at a warehouse storing dangerous goods in the port city in the night of Aug 12, have killed at least 112 people as of Aug 16 morning.

Li will also issue further instructions on rescue efforts, disaster relief and work safety.

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