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Whoa! It was a giant carbide bomb!

Postby Squirrel Girl » Aug 14, 2015 6:11 am

That mysterious, giant chemical plant explosion in China? The one with the tragic injuries and deaths? It was a giant carbide bomb!

http://www.cp24.com/world/firefighter-r ... -1.2516500
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Re: Whoa! It was a giant carbide bomb!

Postby Caving Guru » Aug 14, 2015 7:50 am

...that blew out glass windows from over a mile away from where the explosion took place. Pretty impressive.
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Re: Whoa! It was a giant carbide bomb!

Postby LukeM » Aug 14, 2015 7:54 am

Here is a video that illustrates well the force of this explosion. What I've read is that it started at a gas station which then set fire to the chemical stores.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/08/13/asia/china-tianjin-explosions/
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