10 missing, 15 injured in road cave-in in NW China

来源:CGTN 时间:2020-01-14 09:24:50

Ten people are missing and 15 others injured after a bus fell into a hole caused by a road cave-in in northwest China's Qinghai Province on Monday.

The incident happened at around 5:36 p.m., when a road section collapsed in front of a hospital on the heavily-trafficked main street of Nandajie Street in the city of Xining, the provincial capital. A public bus fell into the hole and an explosion ensued, local authorities said.

Rescue work is still tensely ongoing on Tuesday for the missing.

All the injured are receiving treatment but are not in stable conditions, according to municipal emergency management bureau.

The cause of the incident is not immediately clear.