CAIRO: At least three persons have died in a building collapse in Alexandria, Adel Salama, the head of Montaza district told Youm7 Wednesday.
A total of six injured residents were recovered from under the debris according to the civil protection forces at site. The building is reportedly located in Abu Qer district in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, and housed 11 persons.
Youm7 newspaper received Wednesday pictures of the collapsed building via its “citizen journalism” service; the sender indicated that there are causalities among residents.
No confirmed statements from officials or the Ministry of Health have been issued thus far.
Another building in Bab Sharq district in Alexandria collapsed due to continuous heavy raining witnessed over the past few days in the city; the incident left no causalities, according to Youm7.
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