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Tianjin explosions: People demand compensation from government

  • People in Tianjin are demanding compensation from the Chinese government. According to media reports, people whose homes were destroyed by the explosions on August 12 protested outside the Mayfair Hotel, where officials have been giving news conferences. The residents are claiming that the chemical storage warehouses were built illegally close to their homes. However, the government is currently conducting an investigation to find out the cause of the explosion.