5 killed in central Philippine construction site


MANILA, March 6, 2018 (BSS/Xinhua) – Five workers were killed and 55 others
injured when a four-storey bunkhouse collapsed at dawn on Tuesday in the
central Philippine city of Cebu, disaster officials said.

Disaster officials said the accident occurred around 3:00 a.m. in Luz, a
village in Cebu City. Five of those injured were seriously injured and were
taken to a hospital for treatment.

At least 153 workers reportedly spent the night at the bunkhouse which was
made of metal scaffoldings and other construction materials.

Rescue operations have been continuing, officials said.