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8 killed as tanker overturns in Henan

(Xinhua)

11:27, October 24, 2012

ZHENGZHOU, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Eight people were killed and six others were injured when a tanker overturned and crushed a roadside work shed where they were sleeping early on Wednesday in central China's Henan Province, local government said.

The cement-carrying tanker overturned at Hangkonggang District in Zhengzhou, capital of Henan, at around 2:30 a.m., according to a statement from the Zhengzhou municipal government.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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