Block of flats collapses in Batumi, several injured


Part of a 5-storey block of flats collapsed on 26 May Street in Batumi, injuring several people. Special equipment is mobilized on the spot.

Locals say the building likely collapsed as a result of an explosion.

Rescue and ambulance crews are working on the spot.

Law enforcers cordoned off the area. People are being evacuated from the building.

One of the juveniles injured in the collapse of a building in Batumi is currently being examined at the Iashvili Central Mothers and Children Hospital in Batumi.

As the director of the clinic Tamar Bakhtadze told InterpressNews, in addition to superficial injuries, the juvenile also has a lower limb injury.

One block of a residential building completely collapsed on 26 May Street in Batumi. Rescue and ambulance services are mobilized on the spot. Rescuers saved two minors from the ruins, including one newborn.

Source: IPN.ge

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