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This picture shows the scale of the devastation wreaked by a massive explosion at a Chinese factory which killed 173 people.
The astonishingly powerful blast at the Tianjin factory in Hebei province in August 2015 flattened buildings and created a giant fireball that shot into the air as debris rained down on surrounding homes.
It concluded that the explosion occurred after a highly flammable chemical, nitro-cotton, had been allowed to dry-out and self-ignite in its barrel, setting fire to other nearby chemicals such as ammonium nitrate.
This set a chain reaction in motion which led to the destruction of the factory, the BBC reported.
China’s state-run Xinhua news agency estimated the blast caused damage worth around 6.87bn yuan (£790m).
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