UPDATE: Nine injured in Durban building roof collapse

A building's roof collapsed in Durban leaving multiple people injured.

A building's roof collapsed in Durban leaving multiple people injured.

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DURBAN - Nine people, including a three-year-old child, have been injured in a building roof collapse in the Durban CBD on Thursday.

According to Rescue Care spokesperson, Garrith Jamieson, several others had to be rescued after being trapped inside the collapsed structure.

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The building's roof in Dr Pixley KaSeme Street, formerly West Street, collapsed at around midday.

Jamieson said the injured were treated on the scene, then transported to hospital.

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"Paramedics arrived on the scene and found members of the public extricating people out of the rubble, including a three-year-old child."

Dr Pixley KaSeme Street had to be closed to accommodate emergency vehicles.

Jamieson adds that police were on the scene and will be investigating further.

Source
eNCA