Tuesday, August 25, 2015


Muslims Circling Black Cube  Kaaba

20 August 2015

TIANJIN, China — Officials grappling with the toxic fallout from a series of deadly explosions that rocked this northern port city last week found themselves struggling on Thursday to explain thousands of dead fish that washed up on a riverbank less than four miles away from the blast site. News of the die-off coincided with reports that wastewater runoff near the site of the explosions contained hundreds of times as much cyanide as the maximum level allowed by law. Sodium cyanide, a chemical widely used in gold mining operations, can be toxic to humans even in minuscule quantities. The authorities have acknowledged that at least 700 tons of sodium cyanide were stored at the warehouse that exploded on Aug. 12, killing more than 100 people and injuring hundreds more. At least 65 people remain unaccounted for and presumed dead from the disaster, most of them firefighters. NY Times Read More>>>>>>

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