Shoe factory collapses in eastern China, killing 9 people

Shoe factory collapses in eastern China, killing 9 people

BEIJING (AP) — A shoe factory collapsed in eastern China during a weekend shift, killing at least nine people & injuring more than 30, officials said Sunday.

Nine people escaped the collapse Saturday afternoon in the Zhejiang province city of Wenling. Rescuers pulled 42 people from the rubble & sent them to a hospital where nine of them died, the Wenling city government said on its microblog.

The cause of the accident was still under investigation.

Source: “Associated Press”