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PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Rescue workers on Thursday ended their search for survivors of a downtown Philadelphia building collapse, a day after a structure under demolition collapsed on shoppers and staff at a neighbouring thrift store, killing six people and injuring 14 others.
B>BEIJING:/BNineteen firefighters were killed in a building collapse in central China, while one man who had been buried alive in the rubble was found and freed, an official said yesterday.
MUMBAI: At least 45 people were crushed to death on the outskirts of Mumbai when an unauthorised partly-built apartment block collapsed, officials said Friday, highlighting the dangers of India's illegal housing boom.
TEHRAN (Reuters) - The death toll in a building collapse in Tehran has risen to 11 people, Iran's ISNA news agency said on Tuesday, a day after the capital's fire department said three bodies had been pulled out of the rubble.
LAGOS (Reuters) - A Nigerian coroner on Wednesday said a megachurch run by one of Africa's best known preachers, TB Joshua, should be prosecuted over a building collapse last year which killed 115 people, most of them South Africans.
VIENNA (Reuters) - Four people were seriously injured and others were also hurt in a partial building collapse in Vienna on Wednesday, a spokesman for the city's ambulance service said.
WARSAW (Reuters) - Four people died and about 20 were injured in an apartment building collapse in Poznan, western Poland, most likely to have been caused by a gas explosion, state-run news agency PAP said on Sunday.
LAGOS (Reuters) - A Nigerian megachurch run by one of Africa's best known preachers, TB Joshua, has dismissed a coroner's ruling that it should be prosecuted over a building collapse last year in which 115 people, most of them South Africans, were killed.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two women were killed in a building collapse in Upper Manhattan on Wednesday, New York City Police said.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Cabinet has set up a committee to investigate the Jaya Supermarket building collapse.