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29 May 2020 | 08:56 PM UTC

Ecuador: Building collapse leaves two dead in Quito May 29

Ecuador News Alert

Two dead and several injured in building collapse in Quito on May 29; avoid the area

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/29/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/2/2020, 11:59 PM (America/Guayaquil). COUNTRY/REGION Quito


At least two people were killed and several others were injured when a three-story building collapsed in the San Roque sector of Quito on Friday, May 29. Several people remain trapped under rubble and rescue operations are ongoing as of Friday afternoon (local time).

A heightened security presence and transportation disruptions, such as road closures, are expected in the vicinity of the incident. 


Individuals in Quito are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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