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2 dead in C China hotel wall collapse

Xinhua)  08:07, March 28, 2013  

Firefighters carry out a wounded person at the scene of a building collapse accident in Zixing City, central China's Hunan Province, March 27, 2013. Part of a hotel under construction collapsed on Wednesday morning, which buried six people, five of whom have been rescued. (Xinhua)

CHANGSHA, March 27 (Xinhua) -- Two men were confirmed dead after a wall collapsed in a hotel that was under construction in the city of Zixing in central China's Hunan Province, local authorities said Wednesday.

The accident occurred around 10 a.m. Wednesday, when a wall in the hotel's dining hall collapsed, burying six construction workers, according to the municipal publicity department.

Four workers were rescued and sent to a local hospital.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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(Editor:WangLili、Yao Chun)


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