16-storey building collapses in Tanzania

Last Updated: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 11:30 hrs

Dar es Salaam, March 29 (IANS) Over 60 people were trapped when a 16-storey building collapsed Friday in downtown Dar es Salaam.

No casualties have been reported yet. Rescuers are searching for survivors, a Xinhua journalist at the site said.

There were more than 60 people inside the building when it suddenly fell.

The building under construction belongs to Tanzania National Housing Corporation.

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