Published: 16:04, May 18, 2024
Collapse accident in China's Yunnan results in three dead
By Zhang Kun and Li Yingqing

An earthwork collapse accident happened on the afternoon of Friday at a tea factory in Jinghong of Yunan province, killing three.

According to local authorities, the accident took place at about 3 pm on Friday. It resulted in six people being trapped.

By 8:30 Saturday morning, three of the trapped people were reported dead and the other three were rescued and taken to hospital for treatment, with vital signs stable.

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About 80 rescue personnel from departments of emergency management, natural resources, public security, health and fire rescue rushed to the scene.