Tremor collapses Jwaneng building

Car crushed by falling bricks
Car crushed by falling bricks

JWANENG: Chilling echoes of debris from damaged Dithuso House’s rooftop, falling on cars in the parking lot were enough to send shockwaves among the civil servants gathered in the parking lot.

The Government workers who had come to work early Tuesday morning were stopped in their tracks by the debris strewn all over the place and cars with dented bodies.

Consequently, it took the cajoling, begging and even threats, for the civil servants to file into the building, though gingerly. Earlier, following an earthquake that sent aftershocks around the country, multitudes of customers had joined the officers who remained outside the structure, still reeling from shock at the sight of the collapsed building.

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