2021-07-10

14 more bodies found, 78 people killed in building collapse in Florida, U.S.

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China News Service, July 10th. According to a report by ChinaNet.com, on the 9th local time, Florida officials said that 14 more bodies were found in the ruins of the collapsed Miami beachfront apartment, bringing the total number of victims to 78. people.

14 more bodies found, 78 people killed in building collapse in Florida, U.S.

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p > On the evening of July 4, local time, the remaining buildings of the collapsed building in Miami, Florida, USA, were detonated and demolished.

According to reports, Miami-Dade County County Magistrate Kava said at a press conference, “This is a shocking and heartbreaking figure that deeply affects all of us.”< /p>

Kava said that of the 78 victims, 47 of them have been identified and their relatives have been notified. In addition, 62 people remain unaccounted for.

Kava pointed out that due to the large number of dead, the Broward County Forensic Examiner’s Office has been sent to the scene to provide reinforcements so that the staff of the Miami-Dade County Forensic Examiner’s Office can take a break.

On June 24, local time, a 12-story residential building in Surfside Town, Miami-Dade County collapsed locally. There were 136 houses in the accident building, 55 of which were damaged in the collapse. On the evening of July 4, local time, the remaining building of the collapsed apartment was demolished by blasting.

On the afternoon of July 7, local time, local officials stated that the work at the collapse site had shifted from “search and rescue” to “recovery.”