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Three students lost their lives on January 31, 2019, after a walkway collapsed at Hoërskool Driehoek in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa.

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  • Date occured Friday, 01 February 2019

Two people are dead and up to 40 people were trapped on Tuesday afternoon when a section of a shopping mall under construction collapsed in South Africa. Construction workers were roughly half-way done with the three story mall when the second floor collapsed. Rescue workers arrived on scene to provide medical assistance to those who were injured and used sniffing dogs to find workers trapped in the rubble.

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  • Date occured Tuesday, 19 November 2013