By Sunday night rescuers had successfully pulled out four more
bodies from a collapsed subway tunnel in Beijing, while search for
the last remaining worker continues.
The collapse happened at 9:30 AM on Wednesday at a construction
site for the No. 10 subway line on the Haidian Nanlu Road between
the third and fourth northern ring roads in the city's Haidian
Six workers were buried underground after the accident. Rescuers
recovered the first body on Friday afternoon.
The site of the collapse was a pond 50 years ago, and the
geological structure of the underground layer is loose, experts
Three rescue workers
walk out of the cave-in site with their rescue dogs on Sunday
morning, April 1, 2007.
A worker examines the
collapsed site on Sunday, April 1, 2007.
A Beijing citizen
places a flower bouquet near the site of the collapse to mourn the
dead on Sunday afternoon, April 1, 2007.
(CRI April 2, 2007)