Rescuers pull bodies from collapsed building in Kep; building owner arrested

Seven people are dead and 18 injured following the collapse of an under-construction building in Kep city on Friday, with the building’s owner arrested and being questioned at the provincial police headquarters on Saturday.

According to a report from the rescue team, seven bodies were pulled from the rubble, while 18 others were sent to hospital.

Ses Nhorn, deputy provincial police chief, said rescuers would continue to work to find survivors as those who have already been rescued have suggested that 30 to 40 workers were in the building when it collapsed.

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