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Rescue underway after house collapses in China's Shanxi

2012-07-11 05:16:47 GMT2012-07-11 13:16:47(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Local officers search for trapped victims with devices after an under-repair house collapsed, in Xixin Village of Shuozhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, July 10, 2012. The accident happened here on Tuesday with 12 people trapped at the site. Eight people have been confirmed dead and four have been out of danger so far. (Xinhua/Sun Jiang)

Local officers search for trapped victims after an under-repair house collapsed, in Xixin Village of Shuozhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, July 10, 2012. The accident happened here on Tuesday with 12 people trapped at the site. Eight people have been confirmed dead and four have been out of danger so far. (Xinhua/Sun Jiang)

Rescuers work at the collapse site in Xixinzhuang Village of Shuozhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, July 10, 2012. The accident happened on Tuesday when a new house was built on the base of an old one, trapping 12 people. Eight people have died and four others injured. (Xinhua/Sun Jiang)

Local officers search for trapped victims with devices after an under-repair house collapsed, in Xixin Village of Shuozhou City, north China's Shanxi Province, July 10, 2012. The accident happened here on Tuesday with 12 people trapped at the site. Eight people have been confirmed dead and four have been out of danger so far.

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