A residential constructing collapse in northeastern Brazil has killed 14 folks, civil defence officers say, because the final lacking folks had been discovered lifeless.
The collapse occurred on Friday within the Janga neighbourhood on the outskirts of Recife, the capital of the northeastern state of Pernambuco.
The condo constructing collapsed throughout heavy rains that struck the area whereas many residents had been nonetheless asleep.
In keeping with an announcement from civil defence, three folks managed to outlive the collapse, whose trigger stays unclear.
On Friday, officers had already reported eight deaths.
Governor Raquel Lyra of Pernambuco expressed her condolences on Twitter, pledging that the state authorities would spare no effort in aiding households in want.
Recife, a coastal metropolis with about 1.5 million residents, has been grappling with heavy rainfall in current days.
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