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6 family members injured as house collapses

July 2, 2014 7:36 P.M. (Updated: July 2, 2014 7:36 P.M.)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Six Palestinians were injured early Wednesday when the base of the floor they lived in collapsed in the old city of Nablus, civil defense reported.

Nablus firefighters told Ma'an that the ground of the second floor of the Halaweh family’s house collapsed injuring six members of the family.

The man, his wife and their children suffered fractures and other wounds.

Sources added that the emergency and firefighters "rushed to the place, took the family out of the house and moved them to Nablus hospitals."

A fireman was also injured in the accident.
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