Xinjia Hotel In The City Of Quanzhou Collapsed At 19:30 Local Time

Xinjia Hotel In The City Of Quanzhou Collapsed At 19:30 Local Time

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The Xinjia Hotel in the city of Quanzhou collapsed at around 19:30 local time (11:30 GMT) on Saturday. It is not yet clear what caused the building to collapse. The hotel has collapsed in south-eastern Fujian province, trapping dozens of people under the rubble, state media has reported.



According to the Global Times newspaper, the building was being used to hold people who had been in close contact with others confirmed to have the virus. They were under medical observation.

About 70 people were in the building when it collapsed and 32 have been rescued so far, says the newspaper, which belongs to the Chinese Communist Party.
                                     
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