Four killed when balcony collapses in France

14 others were injured after a balcony collapsed in western France as young people were attending a housewarming party


Afp October 16, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

ANGERS: Four people were killed and 14 injured when a balcony collapsed in western France as young people were attending a housewarming party, local authorities and media said Sunday.

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Authorities in the Maine-et-Loire region said the accident occurred late on Saturday when a balcony on the third floor of the recently-constructed building collapsed in the city of Angers. They said four people were killed.

A spokesman for the city's University Hospital said 10 people injured in the accident were admitted, one of whom was in serious condition. Another four were treated at a clinic.

The Ouest France newspaper said those on the balcony were young people attending a housewarming party.

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The duty manager at the hospital, Michel Pichon, told France Info radio that all the injured "were about 20 years old, certainly students."

COMMENTS (1)

Bunny Rabbit | 5 years ago | Reply This balcony crash made headlines in France . scores of such buildings crash all over the sub continent and they dont even make page 3 news .its that common in both the countries .
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