Residential building collapses in Jordan leaving 2 dead

A four-story residential building collapsed in the Jordanian capital on Tuesday, killing at least two people and wounding 11 others, officials said.

Although it was not immediately clear what brought down the building, which state media said was an older structure located in Jabal al-Weibdeh. The Public Security Directorate confirmed the toll, and authorities said rescuers were still searching for survivors.

Prime Minister Bishr al-Khasawneh directed authorities to investigate the cause of the collapse.

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