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15 Oct 2019 | 10:39 PM UTC

Brazil: Building collapse in Fortaleza (Ceará state) leaves one dead October 15

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Building collapse in Fortaleza (Ceará state) leaves at least one person dead, ten others missing October 15; authorities close access to roads around the incident site

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/15/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/16/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Sao_Paulo). COUNTRY/REGION Fortaleza

Event

A building collapsed in Fortaleza (Ceará state) on Tuesday morning (local time), October 15, leaving at least one person dead and ten others missing. The cause of the building collapse was not immediately reported. Authorities have closed access to roads around the incident site.

Lingering traffic disruptions are to be expected in the area around the collapsed building over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Fortaleza are advised to monitor developments, prepare for road closures and consequent traffic disruptions in the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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