Xiamen subway collapses in China
A subway in Xiamen, China has collapsed.
XIAMEN, CHINA — A subway in Xiamen, China has collapsed.
At around 9:52 last night, a sinkhole suddenly opened up. The collapse damaged underground water pipes, leading to a burst of sewage flooding the station and railroad tracks. The underground soil was washed away, causing the road surface to sink and form a 500 square meter hole.
Two cars fell into the hole created by the collapse, the two drivers were able to evacuate safely.
Xiamen Metro Line 2 just passed examination 2 weeks ago with officials claiming the construction as good.
It is unclear if people have been trapped or injured due to the collapse.
As of 8:30 (GMT+8) this morning, all subway lines have resumed operation.
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