Nine trapped in collapsed tunnel in SW China
Nine workers were trapped when a railway tunnel under construction collapsed on Thursday morning, local authorities said.
A file photo of the tunnel entrance on April 13, 2017 [File photo: Xinhua]
The tunnel entrance in the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture collapsed at about 10:20 a.m., the information office of the prefecture government said in a statement.
A rescue operation is under way.
The tunnel is part of a railway that connects Yuxi and Mohan in Yunnan.