At least 4 useless in restaurant collapse on Mallorca | EUROtoday

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Status: 23.05.2024 23:57

A go to to a restaurant has became a tragedy for many individuals in Mallorca. The constructing at Ballermann collapsed like a home of playing cards, leaving a minimum of 4 folks useless.

At least 4 folks had been killed when a restaurant collapsed on the seaside in Palma de Mallorca. At least 21 folks had been additionally injured, the emergency companies on the Spanish vacation island mentioned.

In the night, rescue staff had been nonetheless looking for different individuals who had been trapped within the rubble. They didn’t rule out that the variety of fatalities may rise additional because the rescue operations continued. The identification of the victims and whether or not vacationers had been amongst them weren’t instantly identified.

Cause nonetheless unclear

The accident occurred at Ballermann, proper on the seaside. The first flooring of the “Medusa Beach Club” collapsed at round 8:30 p.m. The trigger stays unknown in the interim. The first flooring collapsed right down to the basement, reported the newspaper “El País” and different media, citing eyewitnesses.

According to experiences, police, hearth brigade and emergency companies had been nonetheless on the scene of the accident at round 11 p.m. More than ten ambulances had been on website.

After the beginning of the celebration season, Playa de Palma has been filled with vacationers once more because the finish of April, most of whom – in contrast to the guests to the English celebration hotspot Magaluf west of Palma – come from Germany.

With data from Hans-Günter Kellner, ARD Madrid