Upper Egypt building collapses, kills 5

Ahram Online, Tuesday 14 Dec 2010

The three-storey building collapsed after stormy weather hit Egypt Sunday.

In the aftermath of the storms and rains that hit Egypt on Sunday, leaving at least 18 dead and dozens injured, another building collapsed today in the southern governorate of Sohag.

The three-storey house collapsed over the 13 people who were inside it, resulting in five deaths. Police is still searching under the rubble for the body of one woman.

The first two floors of the old house had wooden roofs and the third was built of red brick and concrete.

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