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    A shoe factory has reportedly collapsed in eastern China, leaving dozens of people trapped; a search and rescue operation is under way.

    Dozens of people were left trapped when the Wenling City shoemaking factory collapsed in eastern China's Zhejiang Province, the country's state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

    The agency said that more than 10 people have been hospitalized as a result of the factory collapse, which occurred at about 4 p.m. on Saturday.

    According to the rescuers, the exact number of people trapped in the rubble remains unknown.


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