A multi-story building in Durban collapses in the CBD at the corner of Dr. Yusuf Dadoo and Goonam streets on Tuesday morning. The deadly incident sparked an immediate response, but there are fears that more people – and other parts of the structure – may be in imminent danger.
Paramedics attended the scene and declare one dead body and eight sustained minor to major injuries.
Leon Fourie, Life EMS operations manager said emergency services responded to the call after the structural collapse at Noor Chambers.
Video: Building collapses in Durban CBD
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BREAKING: Parts of a building at the corner of Dr Yusuf Dadoo and Dr Goonam street has collapsed in the Durban CBD. So far, one person has died. Several others are believed to be entrapped in the building. Emergency services are on the scene. #DurbanBuildingCollapse @etvNewsSA pic.twitter.com/FhvYoE8YKP
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BREAKING NEWS: One person certified dead and scores injured when a downtown Durban building they were working on collapsed a moment ago. Paramedics, police and municipality officials on the scene right now. pic.twitter.com/CekHmizEdx
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