World Asia 27 May 2017 6 killed, 4 injured ...

6 killed, 4 injured in building collapse in China

PTI
Published May 27, 2017, 4:53 pm IST
Updated May 27, 2017, 4:56 pm IST
Six workers died and the injured were taken to a hospital for treatment none of the injured are in a critical condition, the report said.
The workers were adding a second floor to a house in Shaodong village when it collapsed. (Photo: Representational/ AP)
 The workers were adding a second floor to a house in Shaodong village when it collapsed. (Photo: Representational/ AP)

Beijing: At least six persons were killed and four others injured on Saturday after an under-construction building collapsed in east China's Shandong province. 

The workers were adding a second floor to a house in Shaodong village when it collapsed. Police and firemen were rushed to the rescue following which they pulled out those trapped in the debris, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

 

Six workers died and the injured were taken to a hospital for treatment. None of the injured are in a critical condition, the report said.

Investigators said the construction was being carried out illegally. Those allegedly responsible for the construction have been detained, it said.

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Location: China, Peking, Peking




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