Building Evacuated in Tripoli over Fears of its Collapseإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
A building was evacuated in the northern city of Tripoli overnight after its residents fears that it may collapse, reported the National News Agency on Sunday.
It said that the residents of the ten-storey al-Mohajerin building evacuated it at around 2:00 a.m. following claims that it may collapse.
Security forces soon arrived at the scene to assist them.
Voice of Lebanon radio (93.3) had stated earlier that the inhabitants left the building after feeling it shake.
Some of them spent the night outside, while others opted to return to their homes.
Later on Sunday, engineers inspected the structure to determine whether it indeed is susceptible to collapse.