HAVANA, December 6 (Regina del Sol and Alejandro Hernández, AIDH /
www.cubanet.org) - At least five people died and three were injured yesterday
morning when a condemned apartment building collapsed in central Havana.
Among the dead were a young girl, her mother, and another woman who was
Last October the 43 families living in the building had been assigned to
shelters after the building partially collapsed (Derrumbe en Centro Habana provoca contusiones a una anciana /
AIDH) and was condemned. It wasnt immediately clear whether
the victims were former tenants who had returned or squatters.
The building on October 10, when interior
wall collapsed (left) and a photo after the building collapsed yesterday
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