Explosion in Tianjin destroys logistics warehouses

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  1. firewood macrumors 604

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    If Apple was unlucky enough to have been shipping critical parts for the 6S build thru Tianjin logistics companies, that could be a big problem. Talk about all the things going on in China that could potentially affect the AAPL stock price...
     
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    Unlikely. News sites are reporting the warehouses were storing chemicals.
     
  3. Dagless macrumors Core

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    Huge explosion.
    At least 40 people dead.
    "This could be a big problem for Apple's stock price"
     
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    Those videos are crazy! The local news was showing a couple of them. The one with the guy standing next to the glass doors and gets blown over! Man oh man. Given how big this was, I am really surprised at the low number of deaths being reported!
     
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    My daughter's grandparents live in Tanggu which is a district within Tianjin where this happened. Despite living a ways away from that industrial area they still heard and felt the explosion.
     
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    Absolutely horrifying. I saw the video of the poor man who had the door fall down on him during one of the explosions. I can't imagine how his loved ones must feel.

    I think the Chinese government must be doing spin control on the actual number of deaths and casualties. The numbers don't equate to all the destruction seen on the videos.

    I hope the injured recover well and soon. This is a terrible tragedy for the people and their environment.
     
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    I have been following this horrifying story and suspect that much is yet both unknown and unclear.
     
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    I bet the death toll will tragically rise since the Chinese government likes to keep a lid on bad news.
     
  12. cube macrumors G5

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    I looked and found out it was about 100 times smaller than Halifax.
     
  13. rhett7660 macrumors G4

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    Yeah, I have a feeling you are right on this one.
     

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