Search and rescue efforts continue in the 12-storey building, which partially collapsed the other day in Florida, USA. Making a statement in the past minutes, Miami-Dade Count Mayor Daniella Levine Cava stated that 120 people have already been rescued, but 159 people are missing. Mayor Cava announced that the number of people who lost their lives increased to 4.
25.06.2021 – 15:32
After the 12-storey building partially collapsed in Florida, USA, authorities started search and rescue efforts.
Making a statement on the subject, Miami-Dade Count Mayor Daniella Levine Cava stated that 120 people have already been rescued, but 159 people are missing. Mayor Cava announced that the number of people who lost their lives increased to 4.
Last day, it was reported that 1 person died and at least 8 people were injured as a result of the partial collapse of a 12-storey building in Miami Dade, Florida, USA.
Miami-Dade Commissioner Jose Diaz said that 51 people believed to be living in the building had not yet been reached.
Search and rescue teams managed to pull 35 people out of the wreckage of the collapsed building.
No explanation was given for the collapse of the seaside building built in 1981.
It has been reported that the section with 55 flats in the building with 130 flats was completely demolished, and heat-sensitive cameras were put into use in order to detect those under the debris.
While the work progressed slowly due to the fear of slipping, it was announced that Paraguayan President’s wife’s brother, brother’s husband and children were among those trapped under the rubble.
Officials announced that roof renovation work was carried out on the building, but it is not yet known whether this caused the collapse.