News & Current Affairs

September 6, 2008

Breaking News: Deadly rockslide hits Cairo homes

Deadly rockslide hits Cairo homes

Breaking News

At least 18 people have been killed by a rockslide which destroyed homes in northern Cairo, emergency services say.

Dozens of houses in a shanty town east of central Cairo were hit by huge boulders and rocks, reports said.

Witness said a six-storey building had been completely reduced to rubble.

Some people are believed to be still trapped in the rubble and police have cordoned off the area.

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