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ABC News   31 August 2017   India   Mumbai  
<p>A five-story building collapsed in India's financial capital of Mumbai, killing seven people and injuring 13 others on Thursday, after torrential rains lashed the country's west. Another 25 people are feared trapped in the debris.</p> <p>Rescue workers, ...
Express   22 August 2017   Italy   Ischia  
<p>The 4.5 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), according to Italian authorities.</p><p>Two women died and 39 people are injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck.</p><p>Seven are still ...
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The Guardian   22 June 2017   Nigeria  
<p>Sir: Collapse of buildings is so rampant in Nigeria that there is hardly any day when it does not happen. This often causes loss of lives and property. This dangerous phenomenon can be caused by many factors.</p>
The Courier Mail   20 April 2017   Australia   Queensland  
<p>A SLOWDOWN in building and construction projects in Queensland is to blame for a series of high-profile building collapses, leaving half-finished projects abandoned, sub contractors short changed and creditors hundreds of millions of dollars out of pocket.</p ...
Channel NewsAsia   02 February 2017   China   Asia  
<p>Rescuers are searching for survivors after three residential buildings collapsed in Wenzhou, east China's Zhejiang province, state-run news agency Xinhua reported.</p> <p>The three buildings collapsed at around 8am on Thursday (Feb 2) in Baizhangji township ...
ABC News   05 September 2016   Tel Aviv   Israel  
<p>A multilevel underground parking garage collapsed at a Tel Aviv construction site on Monday, killing at least two people and injuring some 17 others, according to police and rescue workers.</p><p>The midday collapse sent a large plume of dust floating over ...
4 NBC Washington   01 May 2015   USA   Washington D.C.  
<p>The "pancake collapse" at the garage has also injured at least one person and crushed at least one vehicle. Three stories of the garage apparently collapsed, said D.C. Fire &amp; EMS spokesman Oscar Mendez. Firefighters were called to the scene just after ...