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Building collapse kills 5, injures 2 in south Egypt

18 Mar 2023, 02:18 GMT+10

CAIRO, March 17 (Xinhua) -- At least five people were killed and another two wounded on Friday after a building collapsed in the southern Egyptian province of Minya.

The three-storey building in a small village belonged to one family, and two children were killed in the accident, state-run Nile TV reported.

Civil protection forces and ambulances rushed to the scene and the wounded were transferred to a nearby governmental hospital.

The public prosecution ordered an immediate investigation into the accident, but didn't provide any detail about the cause of the collapse.

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