6-year-old dies in France floor collapse


Salon Staff
April 8, 2012 7:27PM (UTC)

PARIS (AP) — French officials say a floor has collapsed at a building where an Easter religious ceremony was being held, killing a 6-year-old and seriously injuring four other people.

The collapse occurred Sunday afternoon at a house used by an evangelical group for religious ceremonies in Pierrefitte, a town near Paris. Local officials say there are 15 slightly injured victims and that the number could rise as rescue workers continue to work.

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Police say around 100 emergency workers were on the scene.


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