CAIRO, Six people were killed and another one was injured yesterday, when a five-story building collapsed, in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, Egyptian Health Ministry’s spokesman, Hossam Abdel-Ghaffar, said.
No other casualties were discovered under the debris after the tragedy, which happened in Cairo’s El-Weili district, early in the morning, he said.
According to witnesses, while the rescue teams were at work, the authorities checked the safety of a number of buildings close to the accident’s scene.
The building is old and distinctive, and the authorities had ordered the renovation of it, but the owner of the building has not responded, the deputy governor of Cairo told local media.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK