At least 8 dead in hotel collapse in China

File photo: Reuters
File photo: Reuters

Beijing - Authorities say nine remained missing in a hotel collapse in Suzhou city.



By AP

Published: Tue 13 Jul 2021, 7:17 AM

Last updated: Tue 13 Jul 2021, 7:22 AM

Authorities say at least eight people have died and nine remained missing in a hotel collapse in Suzhou city in eastern China. The hotel building collapsed Monday afternoon, the Suzhou government said.

Rescuers used cranes, ladders, metal cutters and search dogs to look for survivors. Twenty-three people were trapped. Five have been rescued.


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