Five rescued from China Building Collapse.
Written by News Room on May 1, 2022
Authorities in china said five people were rescued from a collapsed building in China on Saturday after emergency teams overnight clawed through the rubble of a structure that housed a cinema and guesthouse.
According to reports, authorities are yet to reveal how many people they believe are still buried underneath the six-storey building, which caved in on Friday afternoon in central Changsha city.
No casualties have been reported so far, but an announcement by Changsha said that search and rescue work is still urgently underway.
A top Communist Party official was dispatched to the scene, in a possible indication of the severity of the disaster.
An official statement said State Councillor Wang Yong, appointed by the central government was sent to lead a team to guide the rescue and emergency response work.
Amen J Kantiyok