Building collapses

Emergency workers attend the scene after a building collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday March 14, 2019. 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 from the ruins.(AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
March 14, 2019 - 7:42 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria school building collapse (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A Nigerian official says search efforts have been halted a day after a school building collapsed in Lagos with an unknown number of children inside. National Emergency Management Agency official...
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General Manager of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency Tiamiyu Adesina, center, updates the press at the scene of a collapsed building in Lagos, Nigeria, Thursday March 14, 2019. 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 from the ruins. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
March 14, 2019 - 5:12 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Search and rescue work continued in Nigeria on Thursday after a building containing a school collapsed with scores of children said to be inside. Eight people were dead and 37 were rescued, a National Emergency Management Agency spokesman said late Wednesday. An unknown number...
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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-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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Emergency services attend the scene after a building collapsed 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 - 11:44 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria building collapse (all times local): 5:45 p.m. The general manager of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency says more than 40 people have been rescued from a Nigeria school building collapse. Shina Tiamiyu tells the Associated Press that a death...
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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 - 7:35 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Rescue efforts are underway in Nigeria after a three-story building school building collapsed while classes were in session. Scores of children are thought to be inside. Associated Press video from the scene on Wednesday shows at least one dust-covered child being carried out...
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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 - 10:43 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Russian emergency authorities say part of the roof and several floors of a university building in Russia's second-largest city have collapsed, but there were no immediate indications of casualties. The Emergencies Ministry said the collapse Saturday afternoon at the...
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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 - 5:21 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the Istanbul apartment building collapse (all times local): 2:15 p.m. A relative of a woman missing in the rubble of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul says he is hopeful that she may still be alive but denies earlier reports that she had been in contact...
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Rescue workers try to remove rubble from an eight-story building which collapsed a day earlier in Istanbul, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. A 5-year-old girl was rescued from the rubble of the eight-story apartment building in Istanbul on Thursday, raising the number of survivors of the collapsed structure to 13. At least three people have been found dead. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
February 08, 2019 - 6:41 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish rescue workers on Friday pulled a 16-year-old boy out alive from under the rubble of an Istanbul apartment building two days after it collapsed, a Turkish official said. They also recovered three more bodies from the wreckage of the eight-story building, raising the death...
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