Building collapse in Cairo leaves 5 dead

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

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. 

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