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Bar Collapse in SW China

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Added On May 21, 2019

 The roof of a local bar collapsed on Monday morning in southwest China, killing two people and injuring dozens.

 
Search and rescue efforts are still underway.
 
The incident happened at around 1 a.m.local time in the city of Baise, southwest China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.  
According to local authorities, a total of 85 people have been discovered in the wreckage. Two of them are confirmed dead, one is in critical condition and seven others are severely injured.
 
Local police, fire and health departments have sent 160 people for the ongoing search and rescue operations.
 
The bar, with a space of 700 square meters, is located on the top of a three-story steel-framed building.