Eighteen people were killed when a Cairo building collapsed

Eighteen people were killed when a Cairo building collapsed

Relief at the site of a collapsed building in Cairo on Saturday, March 27th. – Tarek Waje / AP / CP

Eighteen people were killed when a building collapsed on Saturday morning in the capital’s popular district Egyptian, The state newspaper said Al-Aharam. Rescuers were able to exhume 18 bodies from the wreckage. Previous assessment, given by the Governorate
CairoFive were killed and at least 24 were injured.

The governorate’s crisis room was notified at 3 p.m. Crash The governorate of a building consisting of a basement, ground floor and nine floors in the district of Geser Suez, east of Cairo, wrote in a press release. Governor Khalid Abdul accompanied by the Civil Defense Force arrived at the scene. He ordered the formation of an “engineering committee” to inspect the surrounding buildings and assess the impact of the incident.

Many buildings have collapsed in recent years in Egypt, causing the collapse of many city dwellers and the failure to comply with the legislation of urban planning. The Charkia (northeastern) governorate said no damage was reported in the shops that caught fire on Saturday near Sagasig station.



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