4 injured as apartment building roof collapses in Budapest

Jun 26, 2022, 5:39 PM | Updated: Jun 27, 2022, 6:10 am

Firemen work in the rubble of a five-storey building after a facade wall and roofing elements fell ...

Firemen work in the rubble of a five-storey building after a facade wall and roofing elements fell onto the street and parked cars in the centre of Budapest, Hungary, Monday, June 27, 2022. Several people were injured, many cars were damaged and five vehicles were completely flattened. There were no casualties. (Zoltan Mihadak/MTI via AP)

(Zoltan Mihadak/MTI via AP)

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The roof and part of the front of an apartment building in the Hungarian capital collapsed Monday, injuring four pedestrians and flattening a number of parked cars.

Budapest police said in a statement that the search of the rubble and the building itself was continuing, but that so far there was no indication of fatalities.

Access to the area has been blocked until police conclude the investigation of the collapse, which they attributed to structural failure.

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