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China: Death toll mounts to 6 in bar mishap in Guangxi

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Six people lost their lives and 87 others were wounded after the roof of a bar collapsed in China's Guangxi region on Tuesday.

All the missing have been accounted for, Xinhua reported while quoting the regional emergency management department.

Out of the wounded, 16 people were rushed to the hospital with severe injuries, while one person is believed to be in critical condition.

Investigations have been launched into the mishap, with police summoning 23 people in relation to the incident. Furthermore, local law enforcement authorities detained seven people following the accident.

More than 250 people were sent to aid in search and rescue efforts by the authorities. The national, as well as regional health commissions, sent medical expert teams to oversee the treatment of the injured.

The bar was situated on the top floor of a three-story steel-framed building.

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First Published: Tue, May 21 2019. 22:32 IST