Building collapse kills 7 in Sri Lanka: Police
The building in Colombo had been used as a storehouse for spices. The cause of the accident is being investigated.world Updated: Feb 14, 2018 19:09 IST
A building collapsed in a busy part of Sri Lanka’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least seven people, police said.
Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said firefighters and police were searching for people who might be trapped under the rubble. Police were unable to say how many people might still be trapped.
Gunasekara said the building, which collapsed in Colombo’s Grandpass district, had been used as a storehouse for spices.
The cause of the collapse is being investigated.
First Published: Feb 14, 2018 19:09 IST