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Club wall collapse kills five in Egypt

12-02-2010 11:25 BJT

CAIRO, Dec. 1 (Xinhua) -- Five people died and six others were injured Wednesday after a wall of a club collapsed in a district of Egypt's Helwan governorate, witnesses said.

Rescuers work at the accident site of the collapsed building in Helwan, Egypt, Dec.
1, 2010. Five people died and six others were injured Wednesday after a wall of a
club collapsed in a district of Egypt's Helwan governorate, witnesses said. (Xinhua
Photo)

The wall in the Arab Gohom area of Helwan, south of Cairo, fell at around 6:30 p.m. , according to nearby residents.

Workers were still using bulldozers to clear rock debris to search possible missing persons late Wednesday night.


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