8 killed, 1 injured after memorial arch collapses in N China

Baku, July 4, AZERTAC
Eight people were killed and one was injured after a memorial arch collapsed on Sunday in a village in northern China's Hebei Province, according to CGTN.
The 12-meter structure collapsed amid heavy rain and high winds, burying nine people who were taking shelter under it.
The incident happened at 6:28 p.m. BJT in Taitou village, authorities in Luquan District of Shijiazhuang City said in a statement.
Firefighters were deployed to the scene and later confirmed that eight people had died. The one injured was hospitalized and is in a stable condition.
The cause of the collapse is under investigation.

World 2022-07-04 10:41:00