Ref: AFED/PR/DJ/13

COLLAPSE OF A BUILDING ADJACENT TO OUR MOSQUE IN DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA

A 16 storey building under construction located along Indira Gandhi Street adjacent to our Mosque in Dar es Salaam suddenly collapsed this morning, part of the concrete rubble and steel from the collapsed building fell into the Mosque open yard.

The Dar es Salaam Jamaat officials are at the site of the accident to provide their support. AFED are in constant communication with Dar es Salaam Jamaat who are monitoring the operations closely.

Tanzanian Police Force, Dar es Salaam Fire and Rescue Department, TRH heavy equipment operators, the Dar es Salaam Jamaat Task Force and volunteers are helping in the search and rescue operations of those feared trapped.

Some injured people have been rushed to hospitals for medical attention.

The situation as of now is unclear. At this moment, we request our community members to pray for the safety of all those who may be trapped in the rubble, and full recovery of those injured in this accident.

 

Aunali Khalfan
Hon. Secretary

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