21:37 GMT28 July 2021
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    The Siji Kaiyuan hotel collapsed on Monday afternoon local time in Suzhou city in the east of China.

    At least one person was killed after a hotel building collapsed in Suzhou, Jiangsu province, East China.

    Seven were rescued from the rubble of the budget Siji Kaiyuan hotel, according to CCTV state broadcaster, and 10 are still missing.

    ​The Wujiang District Emergency Duty Office said that the district head and other chiefs have arrived at the scene.

    "Relief operations are continuing and an investigation is under way to determine what caused the tragedy," state television CCTV said.

    The cause of the incident is under investigation.

    The Siji Kaiyuan hotel opened in 2018 and had 54 guest rooms.

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