Floor collapses at store in downtown Jerusalem

Search underway for people possibly trapped as ground gives way under store.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

scene of floor collapse
scene of floor collapse
Police spokesperson

The floor of a store on Hillel st. in central Jerusalem collapsed into the parking lot below on Monday afternoon.

Six firefighting and rescue teams searched the rubble for people who may have been trapped in the collapse.

The commander of the forces at the scene, Tafser Eli Edri, stated: "A notice was received of a building collapsing on Hillel Street in Jerusalem. A store collapsed one floor into the parking lot. After searches, there is no indication of trapped people.