A 12-story Changzhou landmark was demolished last week, reduced to rubble in mere seconds, which apparently came as quite the surprise for pedestrians nearby.
Videos have been posted on Chinese social media showing the 55-meter-tall building’s final moments. In one of the videos, people are seen fleeing for cover as the structure goes down, sending up a huge cloud of dust.
We are not demolition experts, but it would appear that someone screwed up here. City officials said that prior to the demolition, traffic on roads running beside the condemned building had been halted.
Watch the video and see for yourself:
[Video via Pear Video]
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