Civil protection units stand in front of the collapsed building in Al-Taramsa village in Upper Egypt s Qena. Al-Ahram
According to a security statement, civil protection rushed to the scene following the collapse of the three-storey brick building.
Rescue teams worked to extract the bodies from under the rubble, while the injured victims were rushed to hospitals.
The Public Prosecution is investigating the incident to determine the cause of the collapse, according to a statement.