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USA: One dead and several injured by parking lot collapse in Manhattan

The collapse of a car parking building in New York, United States, left at least one person dead and several injured on Tuesday afternoon, press agencies confirmed.

“It felt like an earthquake,” he told Associated Press Liam Gaeta, a student at nearby Pace University. Other students described seeing cars falling from the building.

The voice of america He was able to verify the work of the rescuers and the authorities who cordoned off the place, in the middle of Manhattan, the world financial center, while the rescuers carried out their task.

“As far as we know, up to now there were six patients, six workers in the building, at the time of the collapse,” he told Reuters New York Fire Department (FDNY) Chief of Operations James Esposito, adding that four were hospitalized in stable condition, one who refused medical attention, and one who tragically passed away.

The garage collapsed around 4:00 pm, a few blocks from City Hall and the Brooklyn Bridge, and less than a mile from the New York Stock Exchange.

[Con informacion de The Associated Press y Reuters]

Source: VOA Espanol

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