5 Story Residential Building Collapsed

Posted by Maccoss on Apr. 07, 2012

Karaganda. 10-55 a.m. Friday, 06.04.2012 The 5-storied building had 8 entrances, four of them collapsed. The total number of apartments in the building is 120. According to the preliminary information, 65 apartments collapsed. Residents had moved in into 38 of them, the 27 were still unoccupied. 17 apartments in the collapsed building were awarded as part of the state housing program. Where as many of the mortgages were issued by Eurasian Bank. According to Karaganda Emergency Situations Department, 100-percent of people had been evacuated from the building. Property had been moved out from these 120 apartments before the collapse. The total of 111 people were evacuated. Before the collapse the building was tilting to one side for several days. Starting with a small crack to inadmissible deviation of the buildings corners reached 720 mm between April 1 and April 5.

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