4 killed including child in building collapse in Upper Egypt

Ahram Online , Saturday 20 May 2023

Four people were killed, including a six-year-old girl, and 11 others were injured as a building collapsed in Al-Taramsa village of Upper Egypt’s Qena governorate.

Collapsed building
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.

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