Well this is scary. A five-story apartment building suddenly collapsed in the Jujing district of Fenghua city in Zhejiang province at 8:45 a.m. today and an unknown number of people are still buried.
Among those buried in rubble, six people have been pulled out, CRIEnglish reports. One woman is dead and another girl has been discovered beneath the wreckage.
The building had 40 separate apartments and was mostly inhabited by elderly people and migrant workers, according to the New York Times.
It’s not known why the building collapsed, but a nearby resident cited by local media said that residents had reported cracks in the building that were never fixed.
A rescue mission is still underway.
[Images via CRIEnglish // Shanghai Daily]