A lunchtime explosion at an workplace cafeteria killed 16 individuals in southwest China on Friday and injured 10 others, authorities stated.
A fuel leak is the suspected reason behind the blast, the Chongqing metropolis authorities stated in a web based assertion.
The cafeteria collapsed, trapping victims inside. Rescue employees searched the particles into the evening and all of the our bodies have been recovered by midnight, the official Xinhua Information Company stated. One of many survivors was in essential situation, Xinhua stated.
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The 12:10 p.m. blast occurred at a authorities subdistrict workplace in Wulong District, which is about 75 kilometers (120 miles) west of the Chongqing metropolis middle and identified for its scenic karst rock formations.
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