Watch: Elderly woman rushed to hospital after building collapse in Mellieha

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An elderly woman of 77 years old has been found among the rubble of a four-storey apartment building collapse in Mellieha in the early hours of this morning.

The woman was inside the building at the time of the incident which occurred at around 6AM this morning on the Main Street, a Police spokesperson confirmed to

The collapse is understood to have taken place right next to a construction site.

Civil Protection were at the scene looking for people trapped under the rubble when they discovered the elderly woman. It is understood that the rescuers were using a drone and a rescue dog.

A CPD spokesperson told that the woman has latterly been taken to Mater Dei Hospital by ambulance. Her condition has been confirmed to be slight.

The Police and CPD are still at the scene…