12 dead after makeshift shed collapses in Dongguan

12 people have been confirmed dead after a makeshift shed at a construction site collapsed in south China’s city of Dongguan. Another 43 workers have been hospitalized, while dozens have been already rescued. An unidentified number of people remains trapped under the wreckage. Search and rescue campaign is underway, with over 200 firefighters participating – some deployed from neighboring cities. The accident happened on Wednesday morning when heavy winds brought down a portal frame, which then fell onto the temporary shed, which covers an area of some 200 square meters.

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