At least four people were killed and eight others remain trapped after a highway tunnel under construction collapsed in southwest China’s Yunnan Province Tuesday, local authorities said.
The accident occurred at about 6 p.m. local time at the tunnel exit on a highway in Fengqing County, Lincang City, the county information office said.
As of 9:00 a.m. local time on Wednesday, eight people were still trapped. A rescue team, equipped with multi-function rescue facilities, is at the site for the rescue operation.
Investigation into the incident is underway.