The mayor of Miami-Dade, Daniela Levine Cava, announced that last night (the time difference between Miami and Poland is 6 hours), the bodies of three people were exhumed from the rubble.
Unfortunately, we have a tragic night behind us. 120 people survived the disaster, but the number of missing people rose to 159. The death toll at the moment is four – said the mayor. Levin Kava added that rescuers are searching for the victims in extremely dangerous conditions.
– They continue their research and are highly motivated. But they take a big risk – she added. The mayor also said that four of the 11 injured in the accident were taken to hospital.
The services are still hoping to find survivors. As I mentioned BBCRescue teams working 24 hours a day are reporting the sounds of beatings and beatings of people trapped under the rubble. Work is complicated by rain and storms. The process of collecting DNA samples from relatives of the missing has also begun incidentIf their remains were found in the rubble.
The American media also publishes a video clip from a surveillance camera that recorded the shocking moment of the collapse of the building.
Residents of the collapsed building are waiting for any information. – I don’t want to be pessimistic, but we call relatives nonstop, no answer at all – said one of the relatives of the missing in an interview with CBS.
Construction disaster in Miami
A 12-storey apartment building on the seafront collapsed at 1:30 a.m. local time on Thursday. First, the central part of the building collapsed, and after a dozen or so seconds – one of its wings. Of the 136 apartments, 55 were completely destroyed. The age of the building in which the tragedy occurred was 40 years. The causes of the construction disaster are unknown.
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