Three people are dead and one injured in the Monday collapse of a residential building in Ibn Masoud alley at Youssef al-Hakem street in Alexandria, Ahram’s Arabic online gate reported.
Civil Protection Forces (CPF) has recovered the dead bodies and transferred them to the al-Issaf morgue in Kom al-Deka at Beheira governorate, while the injured person was transferred into the Public al-Gomhorya Hospital.
The CPF is still searching for further victims under the rubble.
The Alexandria governorate had previously issued a demolition decree for the building’s third and fourth floor and a restoration decree for the first and the second floor in 2013.
In April 2018, Alexandria Governor Mohammed Sultan announced on Friday that a property located on Al-Quds Street inside the Alexandria district of Mustafa Kamel collapsed, after it was in dire need of comprehensive restoration.
In 2017, Egyptian authorities evacuated a 13-story building in eastern Alexandria after it toppled onto the opposite building.