5 survivors of building collapse in China, dozens missing
BEIJING (AP) — Rescuers in central China have pulled five of 23 people trapped in a partially collapsed building alive, authorities said Saturday, while President Xi Jinping issued instructions to rescue victims “at all costs.” “.
The six-story building in Changsha City partially collapsed on Friday. State broadcaster CCTV reported that the collapse had trapped some 23 people who were inside the building. But authorities also said 39 other people who were present around the site of the building when it toppled remain unreachable and rescue operations are underway.