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Wenzhou railway steel structure collapses
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At least six people were killed and another two severely injured as the steel structure of a railway collapsed on Saturday morning in Wenzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, according to sources with the Wenzhou city government.

The accident occurred at about 9:00 a.m. Saturday when a steel structure on the Wenzhou-Fuzhou Railway under construction collapsed, hit nearby houses, and buried more than 10 people.

More than 100 firefighters and nine fire engines have rushed to the accident spot for rescue operations.

(Xinhua News Agency June 21, 2008)

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