[WATCH] Mrieħel warehouse collapses, no injuries reported

The ceiling of a warehouse in Mrieħel caved in on Friday afternoon

The collapse left a gaping hole in the side of the building (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
The collapse left a gaping hole in the side of the building (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Mrieħel warehouse collapses, no injuries reported

No injuries were reported after the ceiling and wall of an Mrieħel warehouse collapsed on Friday.

Police have cordoned off the entrances to Asciak Carpets and Homemate (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Police have cordoned off the entrances to Asciak Carpets and Homemate (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

The warehouse over two floors is used by Asciak Carpets and Homemate. The police cordoned off the entrances to the two establishments on Triq l-Esportaturi.

The side wall of the building was ripped open (Photo: MaltaToday reader)
The side wall of the building was ripped open (Photo: MaltaToday reader)

According to people on the site of the accident, a dozen or so workers were inside the building at the time of the collapse. They managed to escape when they heard a loud crashing noise.

The warehouse is adjacent to an empty plot of land (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
The warehouse is adjacent to an empty plot of land (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
The scene at Mrieħel industrial estate

The side wall that collapsed overlooks an empty plot of land where construction work is taking place.

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