Two persons died and four others were injured when an old residential building collapsed in China’s Shanghai city early on Sunday, a media report said.

The accident occurred at 4.47 am in Hongkou District. Five persons have been pulled out of the debris. Rescue efforts are under way, state run Xinhua news agency reported.

Meanwhile the death toll from a bridge collapse in south China’s Guangdong Province rose to seven after two persons succumbed to their injuries at a hospital.

The stone arch bridge in Liangkengkou village, Gaozhou City had collapsed on Saturday.

More than 300 rescuers pulled 26 people out of the rubble.

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