Gansu marathon: At least 20 dead after extreme weather hits 100km Chinese mountain race


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Gansu marathon: At least 20 dead after extreme weather hits 100km Chinese mountain race
A further eight participants in the race, which took place in Gansu Province are injured. One person remains missing, as of 8am Beijing time (1am GMT).

The ultra-marathon was stopped.

Hail, freezing rain and gales affected the race at a high-altitude stage, at between 20 to 31 kilometres, causing a significant drop in temperature.

More than 700 rescuers have been deployed as part of search effort.

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This post originally appeared on Daily Express :: World Feed


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