Four Killed as Spanish Holiday Magnet Beach Club Collapses

MADRID (AP) — Spanish national police provided details Friday of the incident that saw a building housing a bar and restaurant club collapse on the island of Mallorca, killing four people. Police said two German women, aged 20 and 30, a Spanish woman, aged 33, and a Senegalese man, aged 44, were killed. The Spanish […]

Nine Dead, Dozens Injured After Stage Collapses At Mexican Presidential Rally

Nine people are dead and many more injured after a stage collapsed at a rally for one of Mexico’s leading presidential candidates, according to authorities. At least nine people, including one child, are confirmed to have died, and over 50 have been injured, at a rally for Mexican presidential candidate Jorge Alvarez Maynez in the […]

Stage collapses at Mexico campaign rally leaving nine dead | Mexico

Nine people were killed and at least 50 injured when a stage collapsed during Mexican presidential candidate Jorge Álvarez Maínez’s campaign campaign, local authorities said. Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the accident in the city of San Pedro Garza García in the northern state of Nuevo Leon was caused by gusty winds. Minez […]

NYC Buildings Dept. cuts back staffing including inspectors despite recent collapses

The city’s Department of Buildings is cutting its staff by a quarter starting in 2022, with many of those positions being filled by inspectors who are supposed to identify problems in structures before they potentially collapse. Ta. The troubling revelation surfaced Tuesday during a meeting of the City Council’s Housing and Buildings Committee. Commission Chair […]

India: At Least 14 Dead, 75 Injured After Billboard Collapses In Mumbai

Rescuers search for victims under a billboard that collapsed after heavy rain and thunderstorms in Mumbai, India, Monday, May 13, 2024. A large number of people are believed to be trapped after a collapse on the outskirts of Ghatkopar, Mumbai Police announced on social media platforms. X. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool) OAN’s Avril Elfie5:13pm – Tuesday, […]

Billboard collapses onto group of pedestrians, killing at least 14

At least 14 people were killed and 74 injured when a large billboard collapsed on a group of pedestrians in India late Monday night, authorities said. A 100-foot-tall billboard fell on a gas station on the outskirts of Ghatkopar in the western city of Mumbai on Monday night, city officials said. At least 47 people […]

40 workers trapped after building under construction collapses in South Africa

A building under construction in George, South Africa collapses, causing multiple injuries. At least 59 people were trapped under the rubble, 10 were rescued and five were seriously injured. The collapse occurred in the coastal city about 400 miles east of Cape Town. A high-rise apartment building under construction collapsed on Monday in South Africa’s […]

Nearly 50 Dead as Mountain Road Collapses in China

The death toll from a mountainside highway collapse in southern China’s Guangdong province rose to 48 as of Thursday, news agencies announced. report on Chinese state media. The incident occurred in the early hours of Wednesday, May 1, when an approximately 59-foot-long section of the highway collapsed, sending vehicles tumbling down a slope. Chinese state […]