Egypt offers condolences to Jordan over victims of Amman building collapse

Ahram Online , Wednesday 14 Sep 2022

Egypt extended condolences to the Jordanian government and people on Wednesday over the victims of the collapse of a residential building in Amman’s Al-Luweibdeh area.

Jordanian rescue teams search for 10 people still missing under the rubble of a collapsed four-store
Jordanian rescue teams search for 10 people still missing under the rubble of a collapsed four-storey building in the capital Amman on September 14, 2022, a day after 5 bodies were recovered there. - The disaster site is in the capital s central Jabal al-Weibdeh district, one of Amman s oldest neighbourhoods, known for its vibrant cultural life and home to a large number of expatriates. AFP

 

“The Egyptian government and people stress their solidarity with the sisterly Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the families of the victims in this tragic accident,” the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.

The ministry wished a speedy recovery for the injured and success for the ongoing rescue operations.

Jordanian rescue teams have been struggling to rescue people from under the rubble of a multi-storey building that collapsed on Tuesday in the Jordanian capital.

Rescuers have recovered nine bodies from under the rubble, Jordan News Agency (Petra) reported at around 9 PM.

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