Saturday 19 January 2019

Body of fifth victim of building collapse found in Poland

A gas cylinder explosion is thought to be behind the blast.

Poland Building Collapse
Poland Building Collapse

By Associated Press Reporters

Firefighters have found the body of a fifth victim in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in western Poland.

Firefighters and rescuers with dogs have been searching through the debris of the building in the western city of Poznan after it collapsed early Sunday.

Poland Building Collapse

The explosion of a gas cylinder is considered to be a possible reason for the collapse.

Spokesman for Poznan firefighters Slawomir Brandt said Monday that the body of a fifth victim has now been found.

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