(January 25th, 2012) CCTV captures the moment of the collapse of the building that has killed 6 leaving 16 still missing according to recent updates by the BBC on January 27th. (Below, click link for updates).
Rio de Janeiro (BBC) - Rescue workers searching rubble from the collapse of three buildings in Rio de Janeiro have found six bodies while at least 16 people remain missing.
They said it was unlikely many others would be found alive under the debris in the Brazilian city. Officials are investigating if illegal building works caused structural problems that led to the collapse. The buildings, one of which was 20 storeys, collapsed late on Wednesday.
The buildings were located near the Municipal Theatre and the headquarters of oil giant Petrobras. Dozens of emergency workers attended the scene and police cordoned off the area. (Click link for latest update as of Jan. 27th.)
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