Nov 10, 2016 06:21 PM

Chinese Executive Receives Suspended Death Sentence over 2015 Tianjin Warehouse Blast

(Tianjin) — The head of a Chinese logistic company received a suspended death sentence on Wednesday for his involvement in a massive explosion at a chemical warehouse in Tianjin last year, which left 165 people dead and eight missing.

Yu Xuewei, chairman of Tianjin Dongjiang Port Rui Hai International Logistics Co., Ltd, was sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for his role in the accident.

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