A five-storey building collapsed in Padumi in GeorgiaThree people were killed this Friday (8), according to a local newspaper. One of the victims is a child.
Searches continued throughout Friday night in Brasilia throughout early Saturday morning. According to the Georgian government, Between 10 and 15 people are trapped in the rubble. About 300 rescuers are involved in the operation.
“Two of them called us. The situation is difficult,” said Interior Minister Vaktan Komaleri.
The collapsed residential building had five floors, but neighbors told 1TV that there was a two-story extension to the top of the building. It is unknown whether this extension was within the technical standards of the former Soviet republic of Georgia in the Caucasus.
And according to 1TV, rescue crews rescued a 3-year-old child who was inside a car swallowed by debris. She was saved and was in no danger of dying.
The landslide affected Pattumi, Georgia’s second largest city and houses homes and hotels for tourists looking for the Black Sea. Also, the local port is one of the most important in the country.
MAP – Georgia Landslide – Photo: g1
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