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House collapse kills three in SW China

2012-05-22 09:04:30 GMT2012-05-22 17:04:30(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Rescuers work at the site of the house collapse accident, in Qianxi County of Bijie City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 22, 2012. (Xinhua)

Rescuers work at the site of the house collapse accident, in Qianxi County of Bijie City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 22, 2012. Three people died in the house collapse accident that occurred in Qianxi County Tuesday morning, local authorities said. (Xinhua)

Rescuers save a trapped person from the debris at the site of the house collapse accident, in Qianxi County of Bijie City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 22, 2012.(Xinhua)

Rescuers work at the site of the house collapse accident, in Qianxi County of Bijie City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 22, 2012. (Xinhua)

Rescuers save a trapped person from the debris at the site of the house collapse accident, in Qianxi County of Bijie City, southwest China's Guizhou Province, May 22, 2012. (Xinhua)

Three people died in the house collapse accident that occurred in Qianxi County Tuesday morning.

The house collapsed at 2:30 a.m. local time, trapping dozens of people in the rubble of the home.

Rescuers managed to pull 11 people out of the debris, three of whom died from their injuries while being treated at a local hospital.

Rescue operations are still under way and the cause of the accident is under investigation.

 

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