Hotel collapse in China’s Jiangsu province eliminates 8

2021-07-13.

Aerial view of rescuers searching for trapped people in the debris of a collapsed hotel Aerial view of rescuers looking for caught individuals in the particles of a collapsed hotel

Part of a hotel collapsed in the Chinese city of Suzhou on Monday, eliminating 8 individuals and leaving rescue employees looking for 9 others who are still missing out on in the ruins, according to the city government.

The collapse of an area of the Siji Kaiyuan Hotel in seaside Jiangsu province occurred on Monday afternoon, the Suzhou Municipal Government stated in a declaration. According to state-run media, the Ministry of Emergency Management sent out a group to aid with the rescue work.

As of Tuesday, 9 individuals were still missing out on and 14 had actually been saved.
The reason for the collapse was under examination, state-run Xinhua news firm stated. Chinese media released photos of rescue employees combing through debris in the look for survivors.

The Siji Kaiyuan is a budget plan hotel that opened in 2018. The area that collapsed was 3 stories high while an online reservation website stated the hotel had 54 spaces.

Hotel collapse in China's Jiangsu province eliminates 8