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8 killed, 2 injured in North China construction site collapse

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-07-12 10:43

HOHHOT -- Eight people were killed and two others injured after a collapse at a construction site in northern China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region Tuesday.

The accident, which happened at 5:20 pm in Ejin Horo Banner, Ordos city, initially left eight severely injured and two slightly injured. They were all sent to a local hospital, but the eight severely injured died Wednesday morning, according to the emergency rescue headquarters.

An investigation is underway.

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