Residential building collapses in E China, casualties unknown

A residential building in east China’s Zhejiang Province collapsed on Sunday, the local fire department said.

The accident happened in the Jiangdong district of the city of Ningbo around noon, when a five-story residential building collapsed, according to municipal firefighters.

The number of casualties is unknown at present.

A witness at the site said that some residents were trapped.

Rescue work is under way.

Xinhua