Six dead,two injured after water storage falls down in central China

Other News Materials 11 May 2011 07:40 (UTC +04:00)

Six people died and two others were injured after a water storage fell down and hit a factory late Tuesday in central China's Henan Province, local government sources said Wednesday morning.Rescue work has completed, the sources added.

One building of the Dongxishan Ore Dressing Factory in Wangwu Town of Jiyuan City collapsed after being hit by the factory's water storage at 6 p.m. when eight workers were inside the building, Xinhua reported.

Five died and two others were injured at the scene, and another was believed to be trapped. Rescuers retrieved the body of the trapped worker under the debris at around 6:00 a.m. Wednesday.

The two injured are in stable condition.Founded in 1996, the ore dressing factory is a private business. Investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.