building collapse kills three children in Egypt

Egypt: building collapse kills three children

At least three children, including two brothers and their sister, died in a building collapse in Egypt, local media have reported.

Three other siblings were also hurt.

Six more injured people were rescued from the rubble of the collapsed two-storey apartment building in the province of Beni Suef.

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It is not yet known what caused the collapse, but such incidents occur regularly in Egypt in poorer areas where many buildings are badly constructed, BBC News indicates.

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