Fourth day of rescue for the victims of the collapse in Miami: at least 5 dead and 156 missing

The partial collapse of a 12-story building in Miami on Thursday left at least five dead and 156 missing, according to official information available so far, and prompted a huge deployment of first responders in the area of ​​the incident.

The event occurred around 2 AM (local time) Thursday, between 88th and Collins Avenue in Surfside, near Miami Beach, in a building that makes up part of the Champlain Towers complex. There the firefighters carry out an imposing search and rescue operation.

Authorities confirmed the deaths of four people, but have not yet detailed the possible causes of the collapse.

The police closed the nearby streets, and dozens of rescue vehicles and firefighters, ambulances and police flooded the place. The landslide kicked up a cloud of dust that spread through the neighborhood and covered cars on the street, even two blocks away.

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