Building collapse in Cairo leaves 5 dead

27 March 2021 - 13:06
By Reuters
Rescuers work at the site where a building collapsed in Gesr al-Suez, Cairo, Egypt, on March 27 2021.
Image: REUTERS/Shokry Hussien Rescuers work at the site where a building collapsed in Gesr al-Suez, Cairo, Egypt, on March 27 2021.

Five people were killed and 24 injured when a Cairo apartment building collapsed in the early hours of Saturday, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.

Witnesses told Reuters many people were still trapped under the rubble of the 10-story building.