At least 12 workers were killed and many others injured due to an explosion in a railway tunnel in China’s Guizhou Province, Financial Express reported.
The blast occurred after gas filled the Qishanyan tunnel, which is under construction, through a coal seam in Dafang County.
A team of 2,000 rescuers and medical workers were mobilized to provide assistance.
The rescue work ended at 4:45 AM today.
The 12 injured were taken to the hospital for treatment.