It Took Just 10 Seconds To Demolish This 15-Floor Building. Watch

It Took Just 10 Seconds To Demolish This 15-Floor Building. Watch

There was a loud bang and within seconds, plumes of smoke covered the rubble – all that was left of a 15-floor building that was demolished in China recently. Mobile phone footage posted on Twitter by People’s Daily, China shows just how quickly the building was reduced to a pile of dust and debris. It took just 10 seconds (yes, we counted) for the controlled demolition to tear down the building, which used to be an exhibition centre.

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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 just how quickly the demolition took place below:

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.

 

Source by msn..

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