As a result of the collapse of a hotel building in the Chinese province of Shanxi, 17 people were killed, another 28 people were injured, seven of them were serious, local media reported with links to the authorities.
The tragedy occurred on Saturday in Lingfen City, Xiangfen County. On the spot, the debris continues to be dismantled and the search, possibly, of people remaining under them.
Representatives from the Chinese Ministry of Emergency Situations arrived in the city to lead the rescue efforts.
The reasons for the regiment's collapse have not been established, an investigation has begun.