According to one video tweeted by Global Times, the building was once the highest in Changzhou, East China's Jiangsu province. The landmark structure was apparently brought down in a controlled demolition, yet the videos captured during the incident show that people in the area were taken completely by surprise.
Various angles from the incident show the building crumbling into a pile of rubble and dust while cars drove by on the road close by. Many people can also be seen running for cover.
Take a look:
A 55-meter-tall building, once the highest in Changzhou, East China's Jiangsu, is reduced to rubble in seconds by a controlled demolition. pic.twitter.com/5Bk75q5yL3- Global Times (@globaltimesnews) April 26, 2017
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