"The accident happened at about 12.53 a.m. in the tunnel that is being built for a highway bridge across the Yangtze River near Dongzhi County of Chizhou City in Anhui Province, Xinhua quoted a county government spokesman as saying."
Beijing, May 3 - At least six workers were killed and two injured Saturday after a tunnel under construction collapsed in east China, local authorities said.

The accident happened at about 12.53 a.m. in the tunnel that is being built for a highway bridge across the Yangtze River near Dongzhi County of Chizhou City in Anhui Province, Xinhua quoted a county government spokesman as saying.

The injured workers are being treated at a local hospital, the spokesman added.


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