CHINA Building collapses in north China's Shanxi Province

CHINA

Building collapses in north China's Shanxi Province

CGTN

05:33, March 16, 2019

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People were feared trapped under the debris after a four-story apartment collapsed in Xiangning County, Linyi City, north China's Shanxi Province on Friday afternoon.

The incident occurred at around 5:50 p.m. local time. It is estimated that there are "more than 20 people" in the collapsed apartment.

A number of people have been successfully rescued, while there are still people trapped in the collapsed building, according to a CCTV reporter.

The cause of the collapse is not clear at present, and the rescue work is currently underway.

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