Syria: 10 killed in Aleppo building crash
The bodies of six women, three children, and a man were found under the rubble of the collapsed building in the al-Fardous neighborhood. Read more on Dynamite News
Damascus: A five-story residential building collapsed in Syria's northern city of Aleppo, killing at least 10 people, state news agency SANA reported.
The bodies of six women, three children, and a man were found under the rubble of the collapsed building in the al-Fardous neighborhoodon Wednesday, said the report.
A woman and a child were rescued and taken to a hospital for medical attention, it added.
After the incident, authorities have started evacuating nearby buildings, according to the report.
Citing officials in Aleppo, the report said the fallen building had been illegally constructed without the consent of the competent authorities.
In Aleppo where large swathes of areas have been ruined in wars, some returned residents live in damaged or partially repaired buildings, leading to tragic accidents now and then. (UNI)