Death toll of Luweibdeh’s building collapse reaches 13

(Photos: Ameer Khalifeh/Jordan News)
AMMAN— The death toll from building collapse in the capital’s Luweibdeh neighborhood rose to 13 on Friday after rescue teams reached three bodies under the rubble, according to Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Public Security Directorate (PSD) announced in a press statement that the three bodies found under the rubble had been evacuated.

The PSD stated that the incident so far resulted in 13 deaths and 10 injuries.

The Director of Operations and Training in the Civil Defense Directorate, Firas Abu Sondos, confirmed that the end to the rescue operation inside the collapsed building cannot be determined yet, as it is a rescue operation and not rubble removal, and it has technical difficulties.

He added that search and rescue operations are continuing around the clock, indicating that the operation is taking place with caution.

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