53 confirmed dead, 10 rescued in central China building collapse

Residential buildings and offices are seen in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, September 6, 2019. Photo: Reuters. Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

CHANGSHA, May 6, 2022, Xinhua. A total of 53 people have been confirmed dead in a self-built residential structure collapse in central China’s Hunan Province, according to a press conference held on Friday, Xinhua reported.

Ten people have been rescued, officials said.

The building collapse took place in Wangcheng District in the provincial capital Changsha on April 29.

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