China restaurant collapses during birthday party, killing 29

Rescue efforts have ended at a two-story restaurant in a northern China village that collapsed during an 80th birthday celebration for a resident, leaving 29 dead August 30, 2020, 3:12 AM • 1 min read BEIJING — Rescue efforts ended at a two-story restaurant in a northern China village that collapsed during an 80th birthday celebration for a resident, leaving 29 dead, authorities said Sunday. The Ministry of Emergency Management said another 28 people were injured, seven of them seriously, …

Several killed as two-storey restaurant collapses in China

At least 17 people have been killed after a two-storey restaurant in China collapsed during a gathering on Saturday morning, the country’s state media said. The official Xinhua News Agency said 28 others were injured in the accident, with 21 among them reported to be in a serious condition. The restaurant was located in Shanxi province’s Xiangfen county, about 630km (400 miles) southwest of capital Beijing. Hundreds of rescue workers, wearing hardhats and face masks, searched for trapped people in …