Five dead in building collapse in Majorca

26th October 2009, Comments 0 comments

Spanish police said at least five people were killed and four others still trapped in the rubble of the building which collapsed early Monday morning.

Madrid – At least five people were killed and two injured when a building collapsed early Monday in the capital of the Spanish holiday island of Majorca, police said.

Another four people may still be in the rubble of the building, which collapsed at around 12:30 am in the city of Palma, a police spokeswoman on the holiday island said.

The cause of the accident was not known, but witnesses told Spanish National Radio they heard an explosion moments before.

Spanish media said it was a three-storey building, where it said people were asleep inside at the time.

AFP / Expatica

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