Several wounded in Russia mall roof collapse: report

25th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

The roof of a shopping mall collapsed on Tuesday in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, wounding several people, a local official and media said.

"The roof collapsed over a surface of 500 square metres (5,400 square feet)," local offical Yevgeny Drozdov told AFP.

News agencies Interfax and RIA Novosti reported that there were wounded from the incident, but it was as yet unclear how many.

© 2011 AFP

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