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The death toll has risen to 36 after a road collapse in China

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The accident site is near the city of Meizhou. Photo: Xinhua via AP / NTB

Of NTB | 02.05.2024 06:54:56

Weather: In addition, 30 injured are receiving treatment, according to the Xinhua news agency.

The accident happened on the night of Wednesday local time. An 18-metre-long stretch of road collapsed, according to broadcaster CCTV. This led to a total of 23 cars driving down the steep slope. The accident site is near the city of Meizhou.

The death toll has been adjusted upwards from 24.

Guangdong province has recently been hit by heavy rains and major floods.

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