Watch: ‘Now tell me how I will get my wife from under the rubble’ – husband tells contractors
watch now tell me how i will get my wife from under the rubble husband tells contractors - Watch: ‘Now tell me how I will get my wife from under the rubble’ – husband tells contractors

Minutes after a house in Hamrun collapsed, killing a woman, the distraught husband approached the contractors employed on the plot next to his residence to ask them a question which encapsulates all the drama.

“Now tell me how I will get my wife from under the rubble,” Carmel Pace said as he was pulled away by a police officer.

Miriam Pace, 54, died on Monday afternoon after the house she resided in collapsed into the void of an adjacent plot where excavation was taking place. 

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She was found under the rubble just before 10pm, nearly eight hours after the building collapsed.

The video shows a timeline of what happened on Monday.

Video editing: Alenka Falzon

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