Three killed, 25 injured in China building collapse

The accident happened at a multi-storey residential building in Tumd Right Banner of Baotou City.

Published: 25th March 2017 04:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th March 2017 04:51 PM   |  A+A-

Representational picture of a building collapse.

By PTI

BEIJING: At least 3 persons were killed and 25 others injured today when part of a residential building collapsed after a gas pipeline explosion in China's northern Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local officials said.     

The accident happened at a multi-storey residential building in Tumd Right Banner of Baotou City.     

The part of the building collapsed due to natural gas pipeline explosion, the local government said in a press release.     

Four of the injured residents were in critical condition, it said, adding the cause of the accident is under investigation.

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