Thu, August 12, 2010
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Road cave-in causes building collapse in N China's Taiyuan

2010-08-12 13:26:36 GMT2010-08-12 21:26:36 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

The combined photo shows the process of road cave-in and building collapse on Shuangta East Street in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province, Aug. 12, 2010. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 12, 2010 shows the road cave-in and building collapse on Shuangta East Street in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province. (Xinhua)

Photo taken on Aug. 12, 2010 shows the road cave-in and building collapse on Shuangta East Street in Taiyuan, capital of north China's Shanxi Province. (Xinhua)

The road cave-in happened at 8:00 a.m. (0000 GMT) Thursday, causing the collapse of part of the nearby building of the Shanxi Provincial People's Hospital at about 9:00 a.m. (0100 GMT). No casualties were reported in the accident.

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