Restaurant collapse kills 29 in north China

Baku, August 30, AZERTAC

Twenty-nine people have been confirmed dead after a village restaurant collapsed Saturday in north China's Shanxi province, local authorities said Sunday, according to China Daily.

The Work Safety Committee of China's State Council will supervise the investigation into the restaurant collapse, the committee said in a statement.

The accident happened at around 9:40 am when relatives and fellow villagers were attending the birthday party banquet of an 80-year-old person at a restaurant in Chenzhuang village in Xiangfen county, in the city of Linfen, witnesses said.

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