| 24 May 2024, Friday |

Building collapse in Cairo leaves five dead (Photos, Video)

Five people were killed and 24 wounded when a Cairo apartment building collapsed in the early hours of Saturday, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.

Witnesses told Reuters many people were still trapped under the rubble of the 10-story building.

According to Al-Ahram newspaper, the incident took place in the eastern part of the Egyptian capital in the early hours of Saturday.

​Those injured have been delivered to hospitals while the search and rescue operation is underway.

  • Reuters
  • Sputnik