5 killed in NE China construction site cave-in

Updated: 2011-10-08 18:03


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DALIAN - At least five people were killed when a cave-in occurred at a construction site in Northeast China's Liaoning province on Saturday, local authorities said.

The cave-in took place at about 1:59 pm, when several workers were constructing an underground parking lot in the coastal city of Dalian.

Another four workers have been rescued by firefighters, according to the local fire brigade.

No more details on the accident are available yet; rescue efforts are still underway.