- Exhibition centre demolished in south-west Chinese city of Chengdu
- 20-year-old building reduced to rubble in just 10 seconds
- Person in neighbouring high-rise filmed the building come down
According to Daily Mail, local police sealed off the area near the building located in south-west China's city of Chengdu and evacuated residents before the explosion took place.
Workers set off dynamites and a person from a neighbouring high-rise filmed the 20-year-old building come down.
The nearly 150-foot building was reduced to rubble and disappeared into a cloud of rising dust in just 10 seconds.
Watch as Chinese workers in the city of Chengdu demolish a high-rise building in the blink of an eye pic.twitter.com/4n8Tbsbile— People's Daily,China (@PDChina) March 29, 2018
Workers sprayed water on the surrounding areas to help settle the dust quicker. According to People's Daily, China, they also used anti-smog cannons and a high-pressure water pump to reduce the smoke and dust caused by the explosion.
The area will reportedly be turned into a multi-purpose complex with a shopping mall, a theme park, a hotel and offices. Click for more trending news
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