Death toll in east China factory collapse rises to 9

Source:Xinhua Published: 2015-7-5 10:03:58

The death toll from a factory building collapse in east China's Zhejiang Province has risen to nine, the local government said Sunday.Fifty-one people were working in the shoemaking factory in Wenling City when the building collapsed at around 4 p.m. Saturday. Nine narrowly escaped. Rescuers had pulled out 42 and sent them to hospital as of 1:30 a.m.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

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