Department store collapses outside Ghana capital; at least 1 dead
November 7, 2012 -- Updated 1640 GMT (0040 HKT)
- A second person was injured during the incident and is receiving treatment at a hospital
- It is not clear if there are other victims trapped inside the structure
- The incident occurred in what is considered a relatively affluent suburb of Accra
(CNN) -- Rescue teams searched in what was left of a large department store in a suburb of Ghana's capital after it collapsed Wednesday morning, killing at least one woman, authorities said.
A second person was injured during the incident and was receiving treatment at a hospital, according to police spokeswoman Juliana Obeng.
It is not clear if there are other victims trapped inside the structure.
The incident occurred in Cantonments, which is considered a relatively affluent suburb of Accra.
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