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Belgium: three dead and two missing on the construction site of a school in Antwerp

2021-06-23T21:21:18.910Z

Three construction workers died and two are still missing on Saturday, the day after the partial collapse of a school site ...



Three construction workers died and two are still missing on Saturday, the day after the partial collapse of a school site in Antwerp, Belgium.

Unfortunately, we must report that a third victim has just been found under the rubble.

Despite this terrible toll, relief continues unabated until we are also able to find the other two missing people

, ”tweeted the city firefighters.

Two of the dead workers were from Portugal and Romania and the nationality of the third victim is not known, police told local media.

Rescuers are looking for a Portuguese worker and a Russian.

Nine other people were injured in the accident which occurred on Friday afternoon.

As the school was still under construction, no students were present.

The cause of the collapse was not known.

King Philippe of Belgium was to visit the scene on Saturday.

Source: lefigaro

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