Spain: 4 dead, 21 injured as building collapses at popular tourist destination Mallorca's beach (VIDEO)


Friday, 24 May 2024 (10:34 IST)
A building collapse on Spain's Mediterranean island of Mallorca has left at least four people dead and injured 21 others.
Emergency services said seven people were injured "very seriously" and nine were seriously injured when the roof of a restaurant collapsed.
According to Spanish media, the incident took place at around 8:30 p.m. local time (1830 GMT) in the Playa de Palma area, south of the island's capital, Palma de Mallorca.

"I am closely following the consequences of the terrible collapse that occurred on the beach of Palma," Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on social media platform X, formerly Twitter. 
Sanchez said he had spoken to local and regional authorities and said his government was ready to help "with all the means and troops that are necessary."
Mallorca is one of Spain's Balearic Islands and is a popular tourist destination. The accident comes ahead of peak season.

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