Twin blasts lit up the night in Tianjin, China killing at least fifty people and injuring hundreds. The cause of the explosion is not known at this time, but the two blasts were measured at 2.3 and 2.9 on the Richter scale. Check out the New York Times for some interesting imagery analysis of the blast site.
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Jack Murphy is an eight year Army Special Operations veteran who served as a Sniper and Team Leader in 3rd Ranger Battalion and as a Senior Weapons Sergeant on a Military Free Fall team in 5th Special Forces Group. Having left the military in 2010, he graduated from Columbia with a BA in political science. Murphy is the author of Reflexive Fire, Target Deck, Direct Action, and numerous non-fiction articles about Weapons, Tactics, Special Operations, Terrorism, and Counter-Terrorism. He has appeared in documentaries, national television, and syndicated radio.