Railway construction site collapse kills five in SW China

Five people were killed when the wall of the construction site of a high-speed railway collapsed at around 11 a.m. Thursday in the Shapingba District of southwest China’s Chongqing Municipality.

According to the emergency management bureau of Shapingba, rescue workers were sent immediately to the construction site for the railway, which is designed to connect Chongqing to Sichuan. The cause of the collapse is under investigation. ■

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