Apr 14, 2012
DEIR EZZOUR, (SANA) – An unoccupied four-storey building collapsed on Friday in the industrial city in Deir –Ezzour behind the Industrial Institute, leaving no injuries.
Head of Deir-Ezzour City Municipality, Eng. Bashar Shubatt said that Safety Committee Report in the Municipality showed that the building collapsed due to under- reinforcement, pointing out that the building permit allows constructing two floors only, while the owner built two unlicensed floors six months ago.
Shubatt pointed out that all residents surrounding were informed to evacuate temporarily until technical inspection procedures are completed.
R. Milhem / Mazen