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  • Construction vehicles accompanied by tanker trucks spraying water dismantle villas in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The local government said the villas had been built illegally and had caused damage to the environment. On Thursday, more than 100 vehicles were deployed to demolish the 45 homes in the complex, called Qunxian Villa. The complex was one of 15 that the Xi’an government has condemned. Photo: VCG_Tearing Down the House
     
     
    Construction vehicles accompanied by tanker trucks spraying water dismantle villas in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The local government said the villas had been built illegally and had caused damage to the environment. On Thursday, more than 100 vehicles were deployed to demolish the 45 homes in the complex, called Qunxian Villa. The complex was one of 15 that the Xi’an government has condemned. Photo: VCG
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Gallery: Tearing Down the House

Xi'an government orders homes in 15 residential developments to be demolished

09.11.2018
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Construction vehicles accompanied by tanker trucks spraying water dismantle villas in Xi’an, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province. The local government said the villas had been built illegally and had caused damage to the environment. On Thursday, more than 100 vehicles were deployed to demolish the 45 homes in the complex, called Qunxian Villa. The complex was one of 15 that the Xi’an government has condemned. Photo: VCG
The demolition work thunders on. Photo: VCG
A construction vehicle tears into a home. Photo: VCG
A villa in another development in Xi’an called Walk in the Clouds is demolished on Monday. More than 20 buildings of the complex, built between 2004 and 2014, have been condemned, according to the local government. Photo: VCG
Crews demolish several homes at the same time at the Walk in the Clouds development on Monday. Photo: VCG
Building wreckage covers the ground at the Walk in the Clouds development on Monday. Photo: VCG

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Gallery: Tearing Down the House