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Building collapse kills 25 in Egypt

CAIRO — An eight-story apartment building collapsed Wednesday in the port city of Alexandria, killing at least 25 people in the second deadly accident to hit the country in two days, according to ­police and health officials.

Mohammed el-Sharqawy, a senior official at the Health Ministry, said at least 12 people were injured and that rescuers were searching for survivors under the rubble.

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