• Short Summary

    RESCUE TEAMS IN BUENOS AIRES WORKED THROUGH THE NIGHT ON SUNDAY (15 FEBRUARY) TO CLEAR DEBRIS AFTER A 15 STOREY BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION COLLAPSED KILLING TWO PEOPLE.

  • Description

    RESCUE TEAMS IN BUENOS AIRES WORKED THROUGH THE NIGHT ON SUNDAY (15 FEBRUARY) TO CLEAR DEBRIS AFTER A 15 STOREY BUILDING UNDER CONSTRUCTION COLLAPSED KILLING TWO PEOPLE. THREE OTHERS WERE INJURED.

    THE DEAD COUPLE, WHO WERE SITTING IN THEIR PARKED CAR AT THE BASE OF THE BUILDING, WERE IDENTIFIED AS CARLOS UVEIRA, 23, AND HIS WIFE AURORA, 22. THE INJURED -- ALL WOMEN PEDESTRIANS -- WERE TAKEN TO HOSPITAL.

    POLICE LATER SAID THE TRAGEDY WAS CAUSED BY THE FALL OF A SWIMMING POOL WHICH WAS BEING BUILT INTO AN UPPER FLOOR. IT DROPPED LOOSE TAKING OTHER FLOORS WITH IT AS IT CRASHED TO THE GROUND.

    PART OF A GARAGE OPPOSITE THE SITE WAS DEMOLISHED IN THE ACCIDENT WHICH OCCURRED IN THE FASHIONABLE BARRIO NORTE DISTRICT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9W4L86N5I4Y39LAF12FXDJ8ZT
    Media URN:
    VLVA9W4L86N5I4Y39LAF12FXDJ8ZT
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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