The police have already opened a criminal investigation concerning a crime of endangerment, the TASR newswire reported.
“Thanks to a fast intervention of firefighters, three women were freed,” Zuzana Farkasová from the Bratislava firefighters brigade said as cited by the Sme daily.
Two of them suffered bone fractures and were taken to the hospital, the Pravda daily wrote. One of the injured women remained in hospital for monitoring.
Baťa as the owner of the shop refused to comment on the situation for now.
The weight of the fallen gypsum plasterboard was estimated at 750 kg, according to the Pravda daily. Why the gypsum plasterboard fell is not yet known.
A structural designer opines that an incorrect installation of part of the ceiling might be behind its fall.
2. Jun 2015 at 6:30 | Compiled by Spectator staff