MBtv: Death toll rises to 19 in east China tank truck blast

The death toll from a tank truck blast in east China has risen to 19 and the number of the injured grew to 172, of which 24 are severely wounded, local authorities said Sunday. A second blast happened when the blown-up truck fell onto a workshop near the expressway. The explosions caused the collapse of some residential houses and factory workshops. The ministries of public security and emergency management have sent their working groups to Zhejiang. Rescue and search efforts are underway.