Ten people were killed and 16 others were injured after a truck plowed through a crowd of pedestrians in Xiangtan city in Hunan province of China, the Road Service of the Ministry of Public Security of the country informed.
The respective statement posted on the ministry’s official blog on Sina Weibo website said the incident took place Sunday at 8:40am local time.
All the injured were taken to nearby hospitals.
The driver of the truck was detained.
An investigation is underway.