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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.