Blast rocks Chinese village

At least 13 killed in early morning explosion in central Henan province.

     

    Separately, a lift carrying workers at a residential building being built in Changsha, Hunan province, crashed to the ground at around 7:30am, killing at least 17 and seriously injuring another, Xinhua said.
       
    China's construction industry has been hit by a string of deadly accidents in the past months, including the collapse of a half-built subway tunnel in November that killed at least 17.
       
    Officials have vowed to improve work safety, but industrial and mining accidents continue to kill thousands each year.

    SOURCE: Agencies


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.