Building collapse in Cairo leaves five dead

People inspect the area where a building was collapsed in Gesr al-Suez, Cairo

CAIRO (Reuters) - Five people were killed and 24 injured when a Cairo apartment building collapsed in the early hours of Saturday, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported.

Witnesses told Reuters many people were still trapped under the rubble of the 10-story building.

(Reporting by Mai Shams Eldin and Omar Fahmy; Writing by Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Alex Richardson)