Bridge collapses after fireworks explosion

A truck stops near a section of a partially collapsed bridge on the Lianhuo highway in Mianchi county, Henan province. Credit: Reuters

A truck carrying fireworks exploded on a highway bridge, leaving a lorry perched precariously at the broken edge.

At least four people have been killed, according to the Xinhua news agency.


China firework truck bridge blast

At least four people have been killed after a lorry carrying fireworks for the Chinese New Year celebrations exploded on a highway bridge outside the city of Sanmenxia in eastern China.