Tornado kills 8 in Southern China

Tornado kills 8 in Southern China

Agency News

Beijing, Aug 29 : At least eight people were killed and one seriously injured when a tornado lashed a township in China's southernmost island province of Hainan early Thursday morning, local authorities said.

The tornado hit Nada Township in the city of Danzhou at around 4am. A workers' shed in a construction site collapsed, killing eight people on the spot, Xinhua reported.

One person suffered serious injuries and another person was slightly injured. The administration has deployed search and rescue teams to the spot.(UNI)