Wedding ends in tragedy in Peru after hotel wall collapses killing 15

15 people killed, 29 injured in Alhambra Hotel disaster


At least 15 people were killed and 29 others were injured when wedding in the Peruvian city of Abancay has ended in tragedy after a wall of a hotel hosting some 100 guests collapsed.

The celebrations at the Alhambra Hotel gathered more than a hundred guests, with around 50 people situated close to the wall when it went down.

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Rescue crews are currently clearing the rubble in search of survivors, the local media reported.

There were periods of heavy rains in the area in recent days, with the authorities saying the collapse of the wall may have been caused by a landslide.