Two dead after Johannesburg building collapse

2012-03-29 16:11

Johannesburg - Two men died after a second collapse at a condemned building on the corner of Jeppe and End streets in Johannesburg on Thursday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said the second and third floor of the building collapsed.

"Two men were inside the building and were crushed underneath the rubble," he said.

On March 21, a man was injured when a section of the building collapsed.

In February, a fire ripped through the building and people stole the steel support beams from the structure, which may have caused that collapse.

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