Dozens dead, injured following building collapse in Cambodia

Thirty-six people were killed and 23 more injured when a tourist guesthouse under construction in Cambodia collapsed, trapping workers under rubble, officials said on Sunday. Officials said rescue operations ended two days after the seven-storey concrete building collapsed on Friday in the coastal town of Kep, about 160 km (100 miles) southwest of the capital… Read More Dozens dead, injured following building collapse in Cambodia

Cambodian PM sacks top management official as death toll rises to 28

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen sacked a top disaster management official on Monday, saying he had failed to take responsibility for a Chinese-owned building under construction that collapsed on the weekend killing at least 28 people. Some 24 people were injured and many were feared still entombed in a mountain of twisted steel and rubble… Read More Cambodian PM sacks top management official as death toll rises to 28

Thirteen dead, twenty-three injured following building collapse in Cambodia

Thirteen people were killed when an under-construction building in Cambodia collapsed early on Saturday, an official said, as rescuers struggled to reach missing workers feared trapped under a mountain of twisted steel and rubble. The seven-storey steel and concrete structure in the coastal town of Sihanoukville, west of the capital Phnom Penh, was a Chinese-owned… Read More Thirteen dead, twenty-three injured following building collapse in Cambodia