Five Story Building Collapses, Mit Ghamr, al-Daqahliyah Governorate, Egypt

Update (0917 EST): At least four fatalities have been reported.

At approximately 0830 EST, initial reports indicated that a five-story building had collapsed in Mit Ghamr, al-Daqahliyah Governorate, Egypt.

Casualties reported after five-story building collapses in Mit Ghamr, al-Daqahliyah Governorate, Egypt. Credit: PO-NEWS-EG

The building in question is reported to be an occupied residential dwelling on Nabi Daniel Street in the center of Mit Ghamr city.

A cordon has reportedly been established and emergency services or digging through the rubble for survivors. As of this publication, the Civil Protection Forces have not published a death toll.

This is developing.