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2 dead in S China building collapse
Updated: 2009-07-20 19:56

LIUZHOU: A three-story building collapsed early Monday in south China's Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region, killing two people and injuring 13, witnesses said.

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The building, which was to be dismantled to make way for a park, collapsed at about 8:40 a.m. in Liuzhou City, Guangxi, killing two people instantly.

Another 13 who were having breakfast at a nearby restaurant were injured, two critically.

Sources with the Liuzhou publicity department said that the injured had been taken to hospital.

The collapse is under investigation.