Fireworks explosion on Chinese highway kills 26

At least 26 people were killed when a truck carrying fireworks exploded on a bridge in central China
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First Published: Fri, Feb 01 2013. 11 18 AM IST
China National Radiosays the explosion Friday in Henan province completely destroyed a highway bridge. Photo: Reuters
China National Radiosays the explosion Friday in Henan province completely destroyed a highway bridge. Photo: Reuters
Beijing: Chinese state media say at least 26 people have died after a truck carrying fireworks exploded on a highway in central China.
China National Radio says the explosion Friday in Henan province completely destroyed a highway bridge high above the ground and that many trucks fell off the bridge after the explosion.
The report says parts of the bridge were blackened in the blast.
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First Published: Fri, Feb 01 2013. 11 18 AM IST
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