9 Dead on Highway Collapse in China

China news agency confirmed the 9 people dead and 13 injured in collapse of highway and buried at least 25 vehicles in central China. It was because of the fireworks exploded inside the truck to be use for Lunar New Year celebrations.

Highway collapse in China
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Official Xinhua News Agency said, "nine people were confirmed dead and another 13 injured, including four in serious condition. It said the collapse smashed and buried at least 25 vehicles."

Unidentified truck driver interviewed on CCTV said, "I heard a huge bang and immediately braked. I saw small fireballs falling down one by one," then he added, "I then heard the sounds of clanking and exploding for five to six minutes."

Until now, there's no official report about the cause of explosion and still under investigation.

The ancient capital of China was known for grottoes of Buddhist statues carved from limestone cliffs.

And for this coming Chinese Lunar New Year festivities, fireworks are an enormously popular part of the celebrations. They shipped and stored in large quantities and sometimes in unsafe conditions, according to report.

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