DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A constructing collapsed Wednesday in Qatar’s capital, killing a minimum of one individual as searchers clawed by means of the rubble to examine for survivors, authorities mentioned.
Qatar’s Inside Ministry described the constructing as a four-story construction in Doha’s Bin Durham neighborhood. It mentioned rescuers discovered seven survivors, whereas the one individual killed had been contained in the constructing on the time of the collapse.
Authorities provided no fast clarification for the constructing’s collapse. On-line video confirmed automobile alarms sounding after the collapse, with one a part of the constructing falling into one other close by.
Civil protection and police surrounded the location after the 8 a.m. collapse, with a number of ambulances and and excavator on the scene. Residents have been requested to evacuate for his or her security.
Qatar, a small nation that stands proud like a thumb into the Persian Gulf, hosted the FIFA World Cup final 12 months.