Deaths in Florida condo collapse rise to 86

·1-min read
Representative image
Representative image

Florida [US], July 10 (ANI/Sputnik): The death toll in the collapse of a condominium building in Surfside, a town in the US state of Florida, went up to 86 overnight, the Miami-Dade county mayor said Saturday.

Daniella Levine Cava said late on Friday that 79 bodies had been pulled from under the rubble, while 61 residents of the 12-story Champlain Towers South were still unaccounted for.

"The total number now of confirmed deaths is 86. Sixty-two victims are now identified," she told a press briefing on Saturday morning.

Levine Cava said that 211 residents of the condo had been accounted for through cross-referencing since the tragedy occurred on June 24. Another 43 people remain potentially unaccounted for. (ANI/Sputnik)

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting