Building collapses

A child is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Rescue efforts are underway in Nigeria after a three-story school building collapsed while classes were in session, with scores of school children thought to be inside at the time. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
March 14, 2019 - 3:49 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Search and rescue work continues in Nigeria a day after a building containing a school collapsed with scores of children said to be inside. A National Emergency Management Agency spokesman late Wednesday said 37 people had been pulled out alive, with eight bodies recovered...
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A child is rescued from the rubble of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday March 13, 2019. Rescue efforts are underway in Nigeria after a three-storey school building collapsed while classes were in session, with some scores of children thought to be inside at the time. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
March 13, 2019 - 1:51 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria building collapse (all times local): 7:50 p.m. An emergency official confirms deaths in the collapse of a three-story school building in Nigeria but refuses to give a toll as search and rescue efforts continue. Witnesses have said as many as 100 children...
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In this image taken from video rescue workers and emergency teams work at the scene of a building collapse in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday March 13, 2019. There was no immediate official word on numbers of casualties. (AP Photo)
March 13, 2019 - 8:08 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Frantic rescue efforts were underway in Nigeria on Wednesday after a three-story school building collapsed while classes were in session, with scores of children thought to be inside. Associated Press video from the scene showed a dust-covered child being carried out of the...
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February 25, 2019 - 12:32 pm
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani rescue official says at least two bodies have been recovered from a three-story building that collapsed in a suburb of the southern port city of Karachi. Mohammad Shaukat says the small residential building collapsed as construction work was underway next to it...
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Russian Emergency employees work at the scene of the collapse building of the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019. Russian emergency authorities say several floors of a university building in Russia’s second-largest city have collapsed. There was no immediate information on casualties. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 16, 2019 - 11:36 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties. The Emergencies Ministry said the collapse at the Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information...
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Mourners attend the funeral prayers for nine members of Alemdar family killed in a collapsed apartment building, in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says there are "many lessons to learn" from the collapse of a residential building in Istanbul where at least 17 people have died.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 10, 2019 - 3:11 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's interior minister says the death toll from a collapsed apartment building in Istanbul has risen to 21. Minister Suleyman Soylu spoke late Saturday, saying those who made "mistakes" would be held accountable. The eight-story building in the city's Kartal district collapsed...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to people as he visits the site of a collapsed building in Istanbul, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. Erdogan says there are "many lessons to learn" from the collapse of a residential building in Istanbul where at least 17 people have died. (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
February 09, 2019 - 6:42 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president was among hundreds of mourners who attended the funeral Saturday for nine members of a family killed in the apartment building collapse in Istanbul as the overall death toll increased to 17. Recep Tayyip Erdogan and other officials joined the funeral prayers for...
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Rescue workers continue to remove rubble from an eight-story building which collapsed two days earlier in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. Turkish rescue workers on Friday pulled out a 16-year-old boy from the rubble of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul two days after it collapsed, Turkey's interior minister Suleyman Soylu said. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 09, 2019 - 6:10 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the Istanbul apartment building collapse (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Funeral prayers have been performed for nine members of a family who died in the building collapse in Istanbul. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, officials and hundreds of people attended the...
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Turkish rescue workers carry a 16-year-old boy after they pulled him out from the rubble of an eight-story building which collapsed two days earlier in Istanbul, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 08, 2019 - 1:03 pm
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish emergency services on Friday recovered four more bodies from the rubble of an eight-story building that crashed down in Istanbul, bringing the death toll to 15. One man said he lost nine members of his extended family. Earlier in the day, rescuers pulled a 16-year-old boy...
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Rescue workers try to remove rubble from an eight-storey building which collapsed a day earlier in Istanbul, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. An eight-storey building collapsed in Istanbul Wednesday, and Istanbul Gov. Ali Yerlikaya told reporters early Thursday that rescue teams working overnight pulled 12 people out of the rubble with injuries and at least three people are confirmed dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 07, 2019 - 10:41 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the apartment building collapse in Istanbul (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Turkish officials have raised the death toll from the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul to 10. State-run Anadolu Agency quoted the Istanbul governor's office as saying that...
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