18 people crushed to death as wall collapses in China

A retaining wall has collapsed at a recycling plant in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Saturday, killing 18 people.

The wall crushed a house with 40 people in it, the Qingdao government information office said.

18 people died after the wall collapsed. Credit: CCTV/AP

The wall have been waterlogged in a recent rain storm.

China's eastern coastal and southern regions have been drenched by heavy rains in recent days.

18 people died after the wall collapsed. Credit: CCTV/AP