Gas explosion in China kills 11, rescue operation ongoing: officials

Publish: 9:50 PM, June 13, 2021 | Update: 9:50:PM, June 13, 2021

BEIJING,  – At least 11 people were killed and 37 others seriously injured when a gas line explosion ripped through a residential compound in central China’s Hubei province on Sunday, local officials said.

Rescue efforts were continuing, a statement by the government in Shiyan city said, adding at least 144 people were pulled from a badly damaged market building.