6 killed after suspected blast at hydropower station in Yunnan

Source: Xinhua| 2020-05-29 20:56:43|Editor: huaxia

KUNMING, May 29 (Xinhua) -- Six people were killed and five others injured after a suspected explosion hit a hydropower plant in southwest China's Yunnan Province on Friday.

The emergency management department of Yunnan said the accident happened at 11:10 a.m. at the Sinanjiang Hydropower Station in Mojiang County. It happened as workers were dredging the dam's ventilation tunnel.

Authorities said the rescue operation had been completed and the injured were not in a life-threatening condition. An investigation has been launched into the cause of the accident. Enditem