Friday, August 7, 2020

8 die as 5-storey building collapses in Egypt

No fewer than eight persons were killed after a five-storey building collapsed in the Egyptian Delta city of Mahala, state-run Ahram newspaper reported on Friday.

Egypt Independent newspaper, however, put the death toll at four. It said three people have been rescued.
Among the dead were a woman, Marwa Awad Aboul Enein, and her two children, Mohamed and Eyad.
According to preliminary investigations, the collapse was caused by the machine digging of the ground, being done by a private company to instal sanitation pipes.

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