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newsEWN reports that Western Cape officials on Wednesday night confirmed that the death toll in the deadly building collapse in George has now risen to eight.

Rescue workers have been racing against time to save lives at the tragic site where 38 people are still unaccounted for.   A five-storey building under construction caved in on workers in the town two days ago. According to provincial officials, at least 14 of those rescued from underneath the concrete slabs are in a critical condition in hospital.

  • Read the original of the short report in the above regard at EWN
  • Read too, Number of workers present at time of George building collapse revised to 81, with 44 workers still unaccounted for, at The Citizen

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