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At least nine injured in Cairo building collapse after 3.3 earthquake struck Egypt

At least nine injured in Cairo building collapse after 3.3 earthquake struck Egypt

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<h3>A building collapsed Friday night in Egypt’s capital Cairo leaving at least nine people injured.</h3> <p>The collapse occurred after a 3.3 magnitude earthquake hit the country.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Rescue operation underway after a building collapses in the Garden City area of Cairo, Egypt <a href="https://t.co/3Ygho5ScRN">pic.twitter.com/3Ygho5ScRN</a></p>— <span class="caps">AFP</span> news agency (@AFP) <a href="https://twitter.com/AFP/status/845468985768345605">March 25, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>According to a statement from the Ministry of Health and Population, the accident happened at midnight in the Garden City area of Cairo, Chinese news agency Xinhua reported.</p> <p>The cause of the accident was not confirmed.</p> <p>The quake was mild and registered at least 4.0 on the Richter stage, head of Egypt’s National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics Hatem Ouda told Egyptian state news agency <span class="caps">MENA</span>.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Egypt?src=hash">#Egypt</a>: Volunteers of <a href="https://twitter.com/EG_Red_Crescent"><code>EG_Red_Crescent</a> Giza branch called to respond to a building collapse earlier tonight <a href="https://t.co/AvC4JlUoBh">pic.twitter.com/AvC4JlUoBh</a></p>&mdash; IFRC MENA (</code>IFRC_MENA) <a href="https://twitter.com/IFRC_MENA/status/845409932405084170">March 24, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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