Construction site collapse kills 7 in C. China

Updated: 2013-05-03 19:40


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ZHENGZHOU - A building collapsed in Central China's Henan province on Friday morning, leaving at least seven workers dead.

The two-story building collapsed at 10:20 am in Hedao village, Fengzhuang township in Yanjin county.

Thirty-seven people, most of them women, were lifting the building's foundations when it toppled.

Twenty-one people have been rescued from the collapsed building. Rescue efforts are continuing.

The construction team's boss has been put into custody.