China building collapse: 53 death reported

In an incident building collapse in china killed 53 people, as reported by an international media. Rescuers found 10 survivors on the spot. The incident happened a week ago. As per the reports, the search for the rescue is ended. The residential and commercial buildings in the city of Changsha suddenly collapsed on the afternoon of April 29.

At least nine people have been arrested on suspicion of ignoring building codes or committing other violations. The arrested include the building owner, three people in charge of design and construction and five others who allegedly gave a false safety assessment for a guest house on the building’s fourth to sixth floors. The building also had residences, a café and a restaurant. An increase in the number of collapses of self-built buildings in recent years prompted Chinese President Xi Jinping to call for additional checks to uncover structural weaknesses.

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