Two people killed in a building collapse in Shobra


Two people were killed and two others injured on Saturday in a building collapse in Shobra, Cairo, the Egyptian Health Ministry said in a statement.

The statement added that the 2-story building was rickety, and the back part had collapsed.

Health Ministry spokesperson Khaled Megahid said that 3 ambulances rushed to the scene and transferred the injured to Shobra General Hospital and the dead to Zainhom Morgue.

Megahid added that one of the injured suffers from a broken leg, and the other might have a concussion. He added that both of them are receiving all necessary medical care.

Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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