CHINA 2 dead after retaining wall collapse in southern China

CHINA

2 dead after retaining wall collapse in southern China

Xinhua

21:27, April 20, 2019

SHENZHEN, April 20 (Xinhua) - Two people died after a retaining wall collapsed in the city of Shenzhen, south China's Guangdong Province Saturday.

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(Screenshot via weibo)

The collapse took place at about 2 p.m. in an industrial park in the city's Nanshan district as a result of torrential rain. A makeshift house was buried and two were trapped.

Firefighters found a child at 4:40 p.m. and a man at 7:20 p.m. Both of them were confirmed dead.

Further investigation into the case is underway. 

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