Building crumbles in Russia, people feared buried: officials

1st September 2010, Comments 0 comments

An eight-storey building under renovation collapsed Wednesday in Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg, and people were feared trapped in the ruins, an emergencies ministry spokeswoman said.

"An eight-storey building crumbled," a spokeswoman told AFP, noting that office premises could have been located on the ground floor.

Emergency workers were searching through the rubble, she added.

© 2010 AFP

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