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Dec 29, 2014

09:58:31 GMT--Technological Disaster - Asia - China



EDIS Number: AC-20141229-46486-CHN

Date / time: 29/12/2014 09:57:29 [UTC]

Event: Technological Disaster

Area: Asia

Country: China

State/County: Capital City

Location: Beijing

Number of Deads: 10 person(s)

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: Moderate



Description:



At least 10 are feared dead and four injured after a scaffolding collapsed at a construction site in Tsinghua High School in Beijing on Monday. The accident happened at around 8:30 am. Witnesses saw many ambulances and fire engines at the site. The toll is expected to rise. No students were injured in the accident. A rescuer told Xinhua that at least four have been sent to hospital with injuries.




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