Death toll rises to 24 in Iran building collapse, as search efforts continue - News Summed Up

Death toll rises to 24 in Iran building collapse, as search efforts continue


(CNN) – At least 24 people were killed in Monday’s collapse of a 10-story building in the Iranian city of Abadan, state news agency IRNA said on Friday as the search for survivors continued. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, the Iranian Red Crescent said at least 80 were trapped under the rubble and five people had been killed. Videos and pictures shared by the Iranian Red Crescent on Monday showed rescue teams at the site removing rubble and debris from a destroyed building. On Tuesday, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent said on Twitter that 35 people had been rescued. The owner of the building and the contractor are also among those arrested, Iranian media has reported, citing the Abadan special prosecutor.


Source: Egypt Independent May 29, 2022 14:25 UTC



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