8 dead, 6 rescued from collapsed building in east China

Wang Qingchu
Fourteen people, among whom eight have died, have been found while nine are missing.
Wang Qingchu
8 dead, 6 rescued from collapsed building in east China
Xinhua

Firefighters remove debris at the site of the collapsed building in Wuzhong District in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, on July 12.

Fourteen people, among whom eight have died, have been found while nine are missing after a building collapsed on Monday in east China's Jiangsu Province, local newspaper Xinhua Daily reported.

The incident happened at 3:33pm on Monday at a hotel in Wujiang District in the city of Suzhou, the district government said.

Rescue efforts are still ongoing, and the cause of the collapse is under investigation.

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