Scaffold collapse at Beijing school kills 10

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Posted: Dec 28, 2014 10:56 PM

BEIJING (AP) — A scaffolding collapse at a Beijing high school Monday morning killed 10 people and injured four, Chinese state media reported.

The official Xinhua News Agency said the accident occurred at Tsinghua High School in the city's northwest.

A high school official with the surname Jiang told The Associated Press that all the victims were workers building a school gymnasium. He said no teachers or students were involved.

The official said rescue crews were waiting for equipment able to lift heavy debris before they could clear the site.