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Apartment Building In Shanghai Topples Over-Truth!

Apartment Building In Shanghai Topples Over-Truth!

Summary of eRumor:
This is a forwarded email with amazing photos of an apartment building lying on its side.   The email says the photo is of a 12 story building in China that toppled over after work began to build an adjacent underground parking structure.
The Truth:
The 13 story apartment building located in Eastern Shanghai, China, collapsed at 5:30AM on June 27, 2009.  One worker died when the building fell over, according to a China Daily News report released that day.

The news report said that a preliminary investigation report blamed, poor construction and improper planning which led to the collapse of the residential building.  Click for news story.

updated 01/12/10