Metro tunnel collapses in China, workers trapped

Published: 02nd January 2013 05:15 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd January 2013 05:15 PM   |  A+A-


A number of workers were trapped when an under-construction tunnel of a metro line collapsed in a Chinese city Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

The incident occurred in the afternoon in Guangxi Zhuang Region's in Nanning city.

Firefighters managed to pull out one of the workers and sent him to hospital. The exact number of workers trapped in the tunnel could not be immediately ascertained.


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