Skooter reporting 05/21/12
In central China, an explosion occurred in a road tunnel being constructed leaving at least 20 people killed, state media reported. The road tunnel is to link the Yanling and Rueheng in Zhuzhou city in Hunan province.
The blast took place as a vehicle carrying explosives was being unloaded, state media reported. Four workers had been retrieved from the tunnel, plus one in a critical condition, AFP reports quoting state media.
Such accidents are common in China due to lax building rules and poor safety standards.