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Seven people injured in building collapse

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Rescue work is underway at the collapse site. photo : FSD

A total of seven people were injured in the collapse of a building under construction in Yangon. The incident happened at around 10:10 am on 4 July on Padamyar road in Shwepyitha Township.
After the news that a building under construction collapsed on Padamyar road, search and rescue crews from the Myanmar Fire Brigade conducted search and rescue operations. The back side of the 20-by-60-foot steel structure under construction collapsed.
Two women who were seriously injured were sent to Insein General Hospital and five men were transported to Yangon General Hospital by ambulance from the We Love Care Social Welfare Association.
Search and rescue operations by the Myanmar Fire Brigade are continuing in time to find out if there are any more people trapped at the scene. TWA / GNLM

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