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53 killed in China building collapse

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A total of 53 people were killed in a building collapse in the Chinese city of Changsha, authorities said. This is stated in the report of the news agency Reuters.
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China’s state broadcaster CCTV reported on Friday that the building collapsed in the city of Changsha last week. Rescue workers rescued at least 10 people alive in the building collapse. A total of 53 people were killed.

The city of Changsha is located in Hunan Province. The eight-storey building of the city collapsed on April 29.

Authorities say the house was “self-built.” Rescue operations continued for several days after the demolition.

Several people were missing in the building collapse. Rescue workers rescued a woman alive from the rubble of the building on Thursday.
Earlier, authorities confirmed the deaths of five people in the building collapse. A total of 53 people were killed in the incident.

Local authorities are investigating the incident, CCTV reported. Several people have already been arrested in the incident.

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