5 killed, 1 injured after old house collapse in central China

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Five people were killed and another was injured after an old house collapsed in a village in central China's Hubei Province, local authorities said Wednesday.
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Five people were killed and another was injured after an old house collapsed in a village in central China's Hubei Province, local authorities said Wednesday.

The collapse occurred around 10:10am Tuesday when a group of workers were tearing it down in the Shizhuguan Village, Shuiyuesi Township in Xingshan County in the city of Yichang, according to the county government.

The injured are still being treated in the hospital and are in stable condition. The government is dealing with the aftermath of the accident. The people who were responsible for the construction work have been put in police custody.

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