Rescuers Rush to Scene of Building Collapse in China
Cars are buried beneath rubble after a three-story building collapsed in Shanghai on April 11.FEATURECHINA / via EPA
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By Yijun He
A 22-year-old woman and her child were rescued from the rubble of a three-story building that collapsed in Shanghai on Monday afternoon. According to local media, they were transported to a local hospital and are in stable condition.
According to the authorities, there were six families living on the third floor. The lower two floors were stores.
Officials suspect that the collapse was caused by "illegal construction" in one of the stores.