CHINA 10 dead after factory wall collapse in Shanghai

CHINA

10 dead after factory wall collapse in Shanghai

Xinhua

08:31, May 17, 2019

SHANGHAI, May 17 (Xinhua) -- Ten people have died in hospital after a factory wall accidentally collapsed in Shanghai Thursday, local authorities said Friday morning.

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As of 1:45 am Friday, 25 people who were trapped have been rescued, 10 of whom died after ineffective treatment, according to the municipal bureau of emergency management.

The wall fell at 11:20 a.m. Thursday on Zhaohua Road in Shanghai's Changning District,when the factory building was being demolished.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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