Around 154 people were sleeping inside the steel bunk house along Archbishop Avenue, Brgy. Lahug, Cebu City when it collapsed. (Source: http://cnnphilippines.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – Five workers were killed and 55 others injured in a four-storey bunkhouse collapse which occurred at dawn on March 6 in the central Philippine city of Cebu.

According to the Emergency Rescue Unit Foundation, the number of deaths may increase as more people are seriously wounded, and many people have still got stuck in the collapsed house.

At least 153 workers reportedly spent the night at the bunkhouse which was made of metal scaffoldings and other construction materials.-VNA