Public bus falls into hole on road killing six in Qinghai

China | 14 Jan 2020 11:34 am

Six bodies were recovered in the morning today after a public bus fell into a hole caused by a road cave-in in northwestern Qinghai province yesterday, CGTN reports.

The incident also wounded 16 people who are in a stable condition now.

The cave-in happened at 5:36 p.m. yesterday, when a road section collapsed in front of a hospital on the busy Nandajie Street in the city of Xining, the provincial capital. A public bus fell into the hole and an explosion occurred, local authorities said.

The hole was nearly 10 meters in diameter.

Nearly 1,000 rescuers, 30 vehicles and two excavators have been sent to the site.-Photo: Chinanews.com

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