Pudong mar­ket col­lapse kills 3

China Daily (Latin America Weekly) - - China - SHANG­HAI

writ­ing. It will cre­ate be­tween 6,000 and 8,000 jobs and pull in 12 mil­lion vis­i­tors a year, said Luo Qiang, mayor of the city. He made the re­marks on Satur­day dur­ing the three-day 2017 China Science Fic­tion Con­fer­ence, which con­cluded on Sun­day. The con­fer­ence drew some 200 par­tic­i­pants from home and abroad. A small su­per­mar­ket in Pudong New Area col­lapsed on Satur­day, killing three peo­ple, the lo­cal gov­ern­ment said on Sun­day. An­other six peo­ple were in­jured. The two-story struc­ture col­lapsed at about 7 am on Satur­day. Po­lice of­fi­cers and fire­fight­ers con­verged for res­cue ef­forts. The owner of the su­per­mar­ket, sur­named Chen, has been de­tained.

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