House Collapsed In China, 4 Dead


Beijing: Four persons were killed and two others injured when a house collapsed in central China’s Henan Province, local officials said on Friday.

Six persons were trapped in the debris when a house under construction collapsed at 2:30 pm (local time) yesterday in an economic and technological development zone in Zhangxingzhuang village, Xinxiang City, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

All the six were rescued and admitted to hospital but four of them died as of this morning, the report said, quoting the officials.

An investigation into the incident is underway.