A 56-vehicle pile-up on the G5 Beijing–Kunming Expressway in China's northern Shanxi province, leaves at least 17 people dead and 37 others injured.
China's Agriculture Ministry reports an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu in wild swans in Shanxi province. Two swans have been killed by the disease in Pinglu County while two others appear to be infected.
Zhang Yuhuan is acquitted of murdering two boys in October 1993 and freed after serving 27 years in prison in Jiangxi as China's longest-serving wrongfully convicted inmate. The killer of the boys remains unknown.
The Indian Ministry of Information Technology blocks 59 Chinese apps, including video sharing app TikTok, citing security and privacy concerns. The bans come as tensions mount between the two countries over the recent border skirmishes.
China detains Jing Chunhua, a senior official from Hebei province of China, for investigation by the Communist Party's anti-graft agency for violating party discipline and breaking the law. Jing is the second provincial-ranked official from Hebei province to undergo investigation since the wider anti-corruption campaign began in 2013.