Nine-storey building collapse in Mahboula

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Nine-storey building collapse in Mahboula

Nine-storey building collapse in Mahboula

A nine-storey building collapsed during its demolition in Mahboula area causing damages to five vehicles, said Kuwait Fire Service Directorate (KFSD) Tuesday.

The fire brigades and rescue rushed the scene where no people found under the rubble, KFSD said in a statement.

The collapse caused waste of emergency effort by searching under the rubble as the contractor fled the site after the accident, where there was no information about number of people present before to the demolition, KFSD Director of Public Relations and Media Lieut-Colonel, Khalil Al-Amir said.