Residential building collapse killed at least one in E. China

09:45, July 07, 2010      

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An excavator searches for survivors at the site of a building collapse accident in Cangshan District of Fuzhou, capital of southeast China's Fujian Province, July 6, 2010. At least one person died after a 3-story brick-concrete residential building collapsed here Tuesday and buried a dozen in the wreckage, rescuers said. By Tuesday midnight, rescuers have pulled out 10 survivors and one body from the debris. The search is continuing for the last one who is still missing. (Xinhua/Zhang Guojun)

At least one person died after a residential building collapsed in east China's Fujian Province on Tuesday, burying a dozen in the wreckage, rescuers said.

More than 100 rescuers, armed with life-detectors and sniffing dogs, pulled out eight survivors and one body from the debris of the collapsed building in a village of Fuzhou, capital of Fujian, Tuesday night.

The survivors were sent to local hospitals while rescuers continued to search for more victims.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.
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(Editor:梁军)

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