Two men land safely after drifting for more than 10km in a hydrogen balloon they were using to pick pine cones in China’s Changbai mountains. Photo: Weibo

China pine nut pickers in lucky escape after drifting 10km in gas balloon

  • Latest mishap highlights dangers of harvesting cones from towering pine trees
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Two men land safely after drifting for more than 10km in a hydrogen balloon they were using to pick pine cones in China’s Changbai mountains. Photo: Weibo
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Brake failure has been blamed for a deadly truck crash in Huashi, Hunan province, on Sunday. Photo: Weibo

10 dead as truck ploughs through crowded Chinese market

  • Initial investigation suggests that vehicle’s brakes failed on downhill road
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Brake failure has been blamed for a deadly truck crash in Huashi, Hunan province, on Sunday. Photo: Weibo
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