Seven kids killed in stadium collapse
Updated: 2006-06-26 14:07 Seven children were killed in a stadium collapse
in western China's Shaanxi Province while they were taking tae kwon do lessons
Sunday evening, local media reported Monday.
More than 20 students, all around 10 years of age, were trainings in the
school in Dali County when one of the indoor stadiums main walls suddenly caved
in. The wall reportedly caved in when an electrical pole fell on it.
However, investigators said the accident might have been originally
caused by the awful weather, with a thunderstorm and gale winds blacking
out 90 percent of the county.
also left 10 injured.
Madam Wang, who was accompanying her son that day, was also buried by the
falling wall. After struggling out, she helped to rescue five children from the
Rescue work is still under way.