At Least 9 Killed In Kazakhstan Apartment Building Collapse: Ministry
Sumaira FH 4 years ago Mon 02nd January 2017 | 12:45 PM
MOSCOW, Jan 2, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 02nd Jan, 2017 ) - At least nine people were killed after part of an apartment building collapsed in central Kazakhstan, the country's authorities said Monday.
"Nine dead people were pulled from the rubble" of the building in the village of Shakhan following the collapse late Sunday, the emergencies committee of the interior ministry in the central Asian nation said in a statement.
It said the victims include three men, three women and three children. A 32-year-old man had been pulled alive from the rubble. The ministry said it had dispatched 70 emergency workers to take part in the rescue operation. The remaining residents of the building have been evacuated. A government committee has been set up to probe the incident, the ministry said.