At least 12 people were killed in a massive gas explosion in central China on Sunday, state media reported.
The blast occurred about 6:30 a.m. local time in Zhangwan district of Shiyan city in Hubei province, according to local authorities.
Authorities recovered 138 from the area, including 37 with serious injuries, according to state-run news channel CCTV, citing local officials.
The city’s municipal office initially said “many” people were trapped after the incident.
The image spread on social media, which will be shown from the scene, showed rescuers working jumpsuits through the rubble of the orange flat.
The cause of the crash is under investigation, according to the city government, on which the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo says it is organizing rescue efforts.