3 dead as building collapses in Italy

Last Updated: Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 18:27

Rome: An apartment building has
collapsed in southern Italy, and rescue workers say they have
pulled the bodies of three people from the wreckage, including
a little girl.

Police said the building fell apart after 1 a.m.
(04:30 IST) on Saturday in Afragola, a small town near Naples.
The victims include a married couple and a girl,
according to the police.

The ANSA news agency said the girl was 10 years
old.

Police say they are looking for an elderly woman
believed to be the girl`s granddaughter and that two other
people may be inside the wreckage.

The cause of the collapse was not immediately
known.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, July 31, 2010 - 18:27

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