Rescue operations at site of Al-Weibdeh collapsed building continue for third consecutive day

Jordan

Published: 2022-09-15 08:34

Last Updated: 2022-09-28 16:00


Rescue operations at site of Al-Weibdeh collapsed building continue for third consecutive day
Rescue operations at site of Al-Weibdeh collapsed building continue for third consecutive day

For the third consecutive day, rescue teams of the Public Security Directorate continue their search for people trapped underneath the rubble of the collapsed building in Al-Weibdeh area in Amman.

The collapse, which occurred on Tuesday, Sep. 13, killed 10 people and injured 10 others.

On Wednesday, His Majesty King Abdullah directed Public Security Directorate (PSD) Director Maj. Gen. Obaidallah Maaytah to ensure the utmost efforts continue to rescue those trapped under the rubble of the collapsed building in Amman’s Al-Weibdeh area.

In a phone call with Maj. Gen. Maaytah, King Abdullah stressed the need to provide all means necessary to assist and ensure medical treatment for those impacted by the collapse, urging bolstering capacities to mitigate the losses caused by the collapse.

His Majesty directed all state institutions to enhance cooperation in dealing with this incident and support rescue teams, commending the efforts of the PSD’s civil defense teams, as well as medical workers and all involved parties.

The King expressed his deepest condolences over those who died in the collapse, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.