Building collapses

Residents look on as rescuers use a heavy digger to move rubble at the scene of a five-storey collapsed building in the Huruma neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya Sunday, June 3, 2018. An official from Kenya's Disaster Management Unit at the scene said that at least three had died, a number were injured and some were still missing, but that many residents of the building had managed to escape before the building fully collapsed. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
June 03, 2018 - 5:31 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Three people have been killed when a building collapsed in Nairobi's low income residential area of Huruma, a police official and witnesses said Sunday. Pius Masai Mwachi of the National Disaster Management Unit said a rescue operation is going on after a five-story...
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June 03, 2018 - 2:06 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A police official says two people have been killed in a collapsed building in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi. Pius Masai Mwachi of the National Disaster Management Unit says a rescue operation is going on after a five-story residential building collapsed early Sunday in Nairobi...
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This image taken from video provided by XYZ News shows the rubble where an under-construction minaret of a Mosque fell on a neighboring home due to strong winds in Bareily, India, Monday, May 14, 2018. Five people were killed. ( XYZ News via AP) .
May 14, 2018 - 7:35 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Powerful winds and rainstorms swept across a crowded swath of northern India, demolishing houses, uprooting trees and killing at least 43 people as the winds turned the skies brown with dust and sand, officials said Monday. Most of the deaths occurred when wind and falling...
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This image taken from video provided by XYZ News shows the rubble where an under-construction minaret of a Mosque fell on a neighboring home due to strong winds in Bareily, India, Monday, May 14, 2018. Five people were killed. ( XYZ News via AP) .
May 14, 2018 - 7:02 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Powerful winds and rainstorms swept across a crowded swath of northern India, demolishing houses, uprooting trees and killing at least 43 people as winds turned the skies brown with dust and sand, officials said Monday. Most of the deaths occurred when wind and falling trees...
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People gather in front of the broken banks of the Patel dam near Solai, in Kenya's Rift Valley, Thursday, May 10, 2018. A dam burst its banks in Kenya's Rift Valley, killing at least 41 people and forcing hundreds from their homes, officials said Thursday. At least 20 of the dead were children, police said. (AP Photo)
May 10, 2018 - 1:20 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Villagers said it started with a loud rumble, then houses collapsed one by one under an approaching wall of water. "We took our children and rushed to higher ground," farmer Joseph Maina told The Associated Press. Their home was submerged and their crops were washed away but...
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Map locates Agra, India, where deadly rainstorm hit; 1c x 2 inches; 46.5 mm x 50 mm;
May 03, 2018 - 5:25 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 91 people dead and more than 160 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe on Wednesday night in Agra,...
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May 03, 2018 - 4:37 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 72 people dead and more than 100 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe on Wednesday night in Agra,...
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May 03, 2018 - 4:29 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A powerful dust storm and rain swept parts of north and western India overnight, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 72 people dead and more than 100 injured, officials said Thursday. The devastation was particularly severe on Wednesday night in Agra,...
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May 03, 2018 - 3:40 am
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — A powerful rainstorm has swept parts of north and western India, causing house collapses, toppling trees and leaving at least 72 people dead. Relief commissioner Sanjay Kumar says the devastation is particularly severe in Agra, the northern Indian city where the white marble...
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Firefighters work in the the rubble of a building that caught fire and collapsed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The abandoned high rise building occupied by squatters caught fire and collapsed sending chunks of fiery debris crashing into neighboring buildings and surrounding streets. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
May 01, 2018 - 9:34 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — An abandoned high-rise building occupied by squatters in downtown Sao Paulo caught fire and collapsed Tuesday, sending chunks of fiery debris crashing into neighboring buildings and surrounding streets. Firefighters said at least one person had been killed in the collapse and that...
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