6 dead in Egypt cafe as shopping centre wall collapses
Published on Mar 14, 2014 3:32 AM
CAIRO (AFP) - Six people were killed when a wall of a shopping centre collapsed on a coffeeshop Thursday in Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria, state media reported.
Seven people were reported injured in the accident.
Egyptian authorities arrested three officials of the shopping centre - its director, head of security and the builder, they said.
Egypt has seen a number of construction disasters over the years, many of them blamed on planning violations or bad maintenance.