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Supermarket building collapse in Beihai injures four

By CANG WEI | chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2023-10-01 11:42

A two-story building housing a supermarket in Beihai's Tieshangang district, the Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, collapsed on Saturday afternoon and caused four injuries.

The conditions of the injured, including two with serious injuries, are currently stable, according to the local government.

The collapse occurred at 1:15 pm on Saturday. The emergency, fire, and public security departments immediately responded as they swiftly arrived at the scene to carry out rescue operations. Local government confirmed that no individuals were trapped under the debris and the search operation has been completed. Cleaning up the collapsed site was still underway as of Sunday morning.

The cause of the collapse is currently under investigation.

Contact the writer at cangwei@chinadaily.com.cn

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