An Arab house, consisting of three floors, suffered a partial collapse in Al-Salihiya neighborhood in Damascus, and the damage was limited to material.
SANA reporter stated that one of the walls of the house on the first floor collapsed along with the ceiling of one of the rooms, causing the ceiling of another room on the ground floor to fall.
In a statement to SANA, Eng. Bashar Obeida, director of the services departments in Damascus governorate, explained that immediately after the accident, the directors of the services departments and civil defense were present at the site, and provided all available capabilities to support the people.
Obeida added that the building was evacuated as a precautionary measure in order to preserve the lives of its residents, and for fear of collapses in the building.
Obeida pointed out that the Structural Cohesion Committee and the Maintenance and Studies Directorates will attend tomorrow to study the structural situation, estimate the damage, estimate the possibility of the people returning to the house, and the method of consolidation in case of necessity, indicating that in the event that it is uninhabitable, a decision will be taken to demolish the uninhabitable parts, and this is a technical decision taken in Directorate of Studies.
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