Tunnel blast kills 20 at Chinese construction site

first_imgTwenty workers died in the blast and one body has been recovered, Xinhua said. Four other workers escaped with injuries, and one was hospitalized in critical condition.Accidents and explosions are common in China due to lax enforcement of safety standards.In November, an explosion in southwestern China killed at least seven people and injured about 200. It was caused by three explosives-laden vehicles that caught fire and also destroyed a garage and a food warehouse.(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.) Think Tank analyzes the second round of Democratic debates Sponsored Stories New high school in Mesa lets students pick career paths Men’s health affects baby’s health too More Valley freeways to be closed this weekend for improvements 4 sleep positions for men and what they meanlast_img read more