Tunnel collapses in China trapping 14

2014-07-14 19:28


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Beijing - Part of a railway tunnel collapsed in southwest China on Monday, trapping an estimated 14 workers, the country's official news agency reported.

The cause of the Monday afternoon collapse in Yunnan province's Funing county and the exact number of casualties was under investigation, according to the Xinhua News Agency, which cited the local government.

It said the tunnel was on a pivotal railway linking Yunnan with neighbouring Guangxi region. The report did not say if the tunnel was under construction or operational.

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