CHINA Brick wall collapse leaves 9 dead in east China

CHINA

Brick wall collapse leaves 9 dead in east China

Xinhua

17:49, June 22, 2021

FUZHOU, June 22 (Xinhua) -- Nine people were killed and seven others injured after a brick wall fell from the roof of a residential building in a village in east China's Fujian Province Tuesday, local authorities said.

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The accident occurred around 11:40 a.m. when villagers in Nanyang Village were having a banquet in the aisle between two residential buildings.

Rescue work was launched immediately and the injured were sent to hospital.

Investigation is underway.

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