China’s Jiangsu province Eight people have been killed in a hotel collapse in China’s Jiangsu province Rescuers search for people trapped in the rubble of a collapsed hotel on July 13 in Suzhou, Jiangsu Province, China.
China’s Jiangsu province Eight people were killed when parts of a hotel collapsed in Suzhou, China, on Monday, and rescue workers went to search for nine more wreckage, local government said.
The collapse of parts of the CG Qiyuan Hotel on the Jiangsu coast occurred Monday afternoon, the Suzhou municipal government announced. According to state-run media, the Ministry of Emergency Relief has sent a team to assist in the rescue effort.
On Tuesday, nine people were missing and 14 were rescued.
The cause of the crash has been investigated, the state-run Xinhua News Agency reported. Chinese media have published pictures of the fighting in the wreckage in search of rescue workers.
CG Caiyuan is a budget hotel that opened in 2018. The collapsed part was three stories long, while according to the online booking site, the hotel had 54 rooms.