A building collapsed near a beach in the US
Officials said a portion of the 12-storey building at Surfside collapsed around 1.30 am local time. Even till Thursday evening, about a hundred people could not be traced. Officials have not yet received information about how many people were in the building at the time of the accident. He feared that the death toll would rise.
Mayor Charles Burkett said, “It’s very sad.”
Miami-Dade emergency management director Frank Rolson told the Miami Herald that several hours after the building collapsed, rescuers reached a child trapped under the rubble whose parents may not have survived.
Officials have not given any information regarding how the building collapsed. However it turns out that some work was going on on the roof of the building.
AP Mansi Niharika
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