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China jails 49 for catastrophic Tianjin factory blasts

Updated: 2016-11-09 18:58

TIANJIN - Courts in North China's Tianjin municipality on Wednesday sentenced 49 people to prison, including 24 company managers and staff members as well as 25 government officials found guilty of various crimes that led to the city's warehouse blasts, which killed at least 165 people in August 2015.

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