By Akerke Baimuratova
Three floors of a 5-storey family type dormitory collapsed in Atyrau. No casualties were reported. The building collapsed half an hour after residents were evacuated from the building. The reason for evacuation was a crack in the wall.
“This hostel was built in 1974 and 140 people resided there. All of them are placed into the temp shelters that are used for families affected by torrential rain, "- said the Deputy Mayor of Atyrau Gulmira Shakirova.
The hostel was planned for demolition in 2015 by emergency department.
Photo taken by Kanat Eleuov
Video was sent by witness