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Gas pipeline blast in China kills 12 and injures 138 people

Gas pipeline blast in China kills 12 and injures 138 people

Gas pipeline blast in China kills 12 and injures 138 people.

According to the state media CCTV report on Sunday, gas pipe exploded in a residential community in a central Chinese city.

Meanwhile, rescue staff evacuated one hundred-fifty people following the deadly accident in the city of Shiyan in Hubei province.

Gas pipeline blast in China kills 12 and injures 138 people

Officials further said condition of 37 injured people remain critical.

The explosion caused a food market building to collapse at 6:30 a.m., local media reported.

Moreover, footage from CCTV shows wreckage and shattered glass covering the first floor of the collapsed building.

There people were having breakfast and buying groceries when explosion happened.

Furthermore, one may see in the footage people walking in a rubble-strewn street between damaged buildings.

Meanwhile, hospitals in Shiyan are asking residents to donate blood.

The injured still stay under emergency treatment, CCTV said.

GTV

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