May 06, 2022 02:18 PM

Changsha Building Collapse Death Toll Climbs to 53

What’s new: The death toll from a building collapse in Central China reached 53, local authorities said Friday, as they announced the end of weeklong rescue efforts.

Ten people have been rescued from the rubble of the building, which collapsed on April 29 in Changsha, Hunan province, state broadcaster CCTV reported, citing the authorities.

As of around 3 a.m. Friday, all the trapped and missing people from the collapse site have been found, said the authorities, who apologized for the incident and paid respects to the victims at a press conference.

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