School building collapses in China; 4 missing

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 09:59

Beijing: Four persons, including two children, are missing after a two-story building of a village primary school collapsed early today in China`s eastern Jiangxi Province.

The building of the primary school in Dangkou Village, Yihuang County, collapsed due to rainstorm-triggered mud flow, local government said.

Two children - aged five and seven - are among the missing. The rescue operation is under way, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

More than 2,700 people were evacuated after downpours battered Fuzhou City, Jiangxi yesterday and early today, the report said.

PTI

First Published: Friday, June 20, 2014 - 09:59

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