Navigation

Three hurt in roof fall at Libeskind landmark

A roof fall at the leisure pool and spa at the Daniel Libeskind-designed Westside shopping centre in the Swiss capital Bern has injured three people.

This content was published on April 13, 2011 - 10:30
swissinfo.ch and agencies

Around 1,000 people had to be evacuated from the Bernaqua spa complex on Tuesday evening, a spokeswoman said.

One of the three injured had to be taken to hospital after part of the roof fell down. An evacuation was carried out for safety reasons, she added.

The cause of the accident is not yet known and is being investigated. “Bernaqua regrets the incident and will do everything it can to clarify the cause,” said the spa on its website.

The shopping and leisure complex opened to great fanfare in the Swiss capital in 2008 and cost SFr500 million ($557 million). 

This article was automatically imported from our old content management system. If you see any display errors, please let us know: community-feedback@swissinfo.ch

In compliance with the JTI standards

In compliance with the JTI standards

More: SWI swissinfo.ch certified by the Journalism Trust Initiative

Contributions under this article have been turned off. You can find an overview of ongoing debates with our journalists here. Please join us!

If you want to start a conversation about a topic raised in this article or want to report factual errors, email us at english@swissinfo.ch.

Share this story

Change your password

Do you really want to delete your profile?