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#Building Collapse

# building-collapse - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria

Reports suggested that dozens of children were trapped inside the building.

# building-collapse - Friday 7 July, 2017

Apartment block collapses in Italy leaving up to eight people trapped inside

The collapse happened in a seaside town near Naples.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Several injured after explosion and major blaze at Oxford flats

Up to 40 firefighters responded to the blaze, which broke out yesterday evening.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

Miracle as toddler is pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed building after four days

The little girl was found “in a bucket wrapped in a blanket”.

# building-collapse - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Kenyan rescuers try to reach woman and child trapped in collapsed building

The six-storey building was home to more than 150 families and had been condemned.

# building-collapse - Friday 12 February, 2016

Five-storey building collapses in Istanbul tourist district

The building is near one of the city’s main shopping streets.

# building-collapse - Sunday 20 December, 2015

Video: Landslide leaves dozens missing and sparks gas explosion in China

The landslide buried 30 residential and industrial buildings.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse New York This post contains images

Two killed, 18 injured in New York gas explosion and building collapse

The cause of the blast is still unclear but locals said it was so powerful it knocked groceries off the shelves of nearby stores.

# building-collapse - Saturday 4 January, 2014

At least 13 killed in Goa building collapse

Around 50 labourers were on-site at the time – the death toll is expected to rise.

# building-collapse - Monday 8 July, 2013

Over a dozen killed as hotel wall collapses in India

Staff buried under debris as “very old” building with cracks in walls gives way in Secunderabad.

# building-collapse - Friday 7 June, 2013

Primark to give three month's wages to Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Meanwhile, the seamstress trapped in the rubble for 17 days after the Bangladesh garment factory collapsed was released from hospital yesterday.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse US

One dead, 13 hurt in US building collapse

A four-storey apartment building has collapsed onto a smaller structure in the US city of Philadelphia, killing one person and injuring 13 others.

# building-collapse - Friday 10 May, 2013

Woman found alive 17 days after Bangladesh building collapse

The survivor is said to be in remarkably good shape despite her ordeal.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

Bangladesh building survivors protest as toll passes 700

Many of the staff at the ill-fated nine-storey factory were earning just 38 dollars a month, a salary condemned as “slave labour” by Pope Francis.

# building-collapse - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Two dead in France apartment block collapse

Firefighters are still looking for victims buried under the rubble.

# building-collapse - Thursday 25 April, 2013

Safety inspectors 'ignored cracks' at collapsed clothing factory in Bangladesh

The death toll at the Dkaha collapse has now risen to 159, as accusations of corruption among safety inspectors emerged.

# building-collapse - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

Supplier to Penneys based in Bangladesh building that collapsed, claiming 87 lives

Workers had complained about cracks prior to the collapse of the eight-story building.

# building-collapse - Friday 29 March, 2013

Five dead as 14-storey building collapses in Dar es Salaam Construction This post contains images

Five dead as 14-storey building collapses in Dar es Salaam

Dozens more were injured during the incident.

# building-collapse - Thursday 26 January, 2012

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro Brazil This post contains videos

Video: two buildings collapse in Rio de Janeiro

The incident highlights authorities’ failure to improve infrastructure ahead of the World Cup in 2014 and Olympics in 2016.

# building-collapse - Tuesday 16 November, 2010

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide' Delhi This post contains images

Owner of collapsed building facing 'culpable homicide'

Some 64 people dead under concrete remains of block called an ‘accident waiting to happen’.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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# building-collapse - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Building collapse at Afghan wedding leaves dozens dead

Women and children thought to make up the bulk of an estimated 65 people dead in northern province of Baghlan.