July 29, 2021

The death toll from the Surface Condo crash has risen to 79, with 61 still missing

Number of deaths on the site of Fla. Condo collapse In the 16 days since the disaster, 61 people were unaccounted for, rising to 79 on Friday.

Miami-Tate Mayor Daniel Levine Kawa said 15 victims have been identified In a day It is heartbreaking that rescue workers are “advancing with great urgency” to bring closure to the families of those still missing.

“All who have passed away leave loved ones. They leave families in disaster. The scale of this tragedy is growing every day, ”Levine Kawa told a news conference.

“We know there will be long-term impacts for the teams in the front row,” Levin Kawa said. “They’ve given themselves more in these first two weeks.”

Officials said they have added colleagues for rescue and emergency personnel from Florida and other states.

A temporary monument is found near the site south of the collapsed Champline Towers.
A temporary monument is found near the site south of the collapsed Champline Towers.
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No survivors have been found since the early hours of the morning of June 24 when much of South Sampling Towers collapsed.

“It’s important that we talk,” Miami-Tate fire chief Alan Kaminski said of the intense 24/7 rescue mission.

Ron Desantis issued an order on Friday suspending property tax payments to the building’s occupants. Demolished, City and state officials promised to provide financial assistance to the families of the victims.

Surface, Florida, USA: Excavation work on Sampline Towers South Slope Ruins
More than 60 are still missing after the Surface collapse.
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As at least six families have filed lawsuits, authorities are launching a major arbitration investigation into the cause of the disaster.

The exact cause of the crash is not clear, but an engineer was flagged down.Major structural damage“It is said to have been neglected by city building officials in 2019.

On Thursday, the body of the sister of the first lady of the foreign ministry of Paraguay, Sophia Lopez Morera, Those found in the rubble include her husband and one of her children.

Search and rescue teams search for bodies in the rubble.
Search and rescue teams search for bodies in the rubble.
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A cat that lived on the ninth floor Collapsed condo Was Seems wonderfully alive Step, wandering around the ruins on Friday WSVN.

“It’s a little sunshine for the family,” Maria Caspar, a friend of the animal’s lawyer and cat owners, told the station. “In the midst of this frenzy and this tragedy, this is good news. It gives hope, we need it.”

With post wires