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School construction site collapses in north China, burying six workers

2011-05-01 12:12:48 GMT2011-05-01 20:12:48(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

HOHHOT, May 1 (Xinhua) -- Six workers were buried and five more injured when a school construction site collapsed Sunday in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.

The accident occurred at 11:50 a.m. in Wushen Banner of Erdos City, and the fate of the buried were still unknown, said a spokesman for the Wushen banner government.

Rescuers are racing to search for the buried. The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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