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Building Collapses in Fort Portal, Damages Property
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The building housing Cornerstone Hotel located on Magambo Street collapsed at 9:00am today, Thursday, under the weight of two water tanks which had been installed on top of a section of the building. Jimmy Balewa, the Fort Portal Municipal Engineer, says that due to the weight of the water tanks, the walls developed cracks forcing the building to collapse. The tanks had a capacity of 20,000 litres of water each.

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