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Deadly barn collapse kills 10 in China

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  • Farmers were selling sorghum at the barn in Guizhou province
  • About 20 people were in the barn at the time of the collapse
  • The farmers were on the second story of the barn
  • The collapse buried victims in sorghum and rubble
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BEIJING, China (CNN) -- An old grain warehouse collapsed in southwest China on Saturday, killing 10 people and wounding nine, local media reported.

Farmers were selling sorghum at the barn in the Sanhe township of Guizhou province's Renhuai city when the structure collapsed.

About 20 people were inside at the time. The farmers were on the second story of the barn, pouring sorghum through a chute to a first-floor storage area, local reports said.

The collapse buried victims in sorghum and rubble.

CNN's Wen-Chun Fan contributed to this report

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