Oil pipeline explosion in China

Chinese rescuers search for survivors after an oil pipeline exploded, ripping roads apart, turning cars over and sending thick black smoke billowing over the city of Qingdao, east China's Shandong province on November 22, 2013, killing 22 people, authorities said, in the latest deadly industrial accident in the country. The pipeline, run by state-owned oil giant Sinopec, sprang a leak earlier in the day and exploded several hours later as workers sought to repair it, the Qingdao municipal government said in its verified account on Sina Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter.

( STR, AFPGetty Images / November 22, 2013 )

Chinese rescuers search for survivors after an oil pipeline exploded, ripping roads apart, turning cars over and sending thick black smoke billowing over the city of Qingdao, east China's Shandong province on November 22, 2013, killing 22 people, authorities said, in the latest deadly industrial accident in the country. The pipeline, run by state-owned oil giant Sinopec, sprang a leak earlier in the day and exploded several hours later as workers sought to repair it, the Qingdao municipal government said in its verified account on Sina Weibo, a Chinese equivalent of Twitter.

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