Sunday, March 31, 2013

Tanzania pulls 29 bodies from rubble of fallen building

Rescue workers have pulled 29 bodies from the rubble of a collapsed building in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam, a senior official said on Sunday.

The building of more than 12 storeys, which had been under construction near a mosque in the Kariakoo district around the city center, caved in on Friday morning. Several cars were crushed and boys playing soccer nearby were among the dead.