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Video Captures Horrifying Moment that Miami High-Rise Collapsed

The following article, Video Captures Horrifying Moment that Miami High-Rise Collapsed, was first published on Flag And Cross.

The city of Surfside, Florida, which itself is a case suburb to Miami, is suffering today after a late-night tragedy has claimed at least one life so far.

More than 50 people are still missing after a partial collapse at the Champlain Towers residential building occurred in the wee hours of the morning on Thursday.

At least one person has died and 51 others are unaccounted for after the collapse overnight of a 12-storey residential building north of Miami, Florida, officials say.

Rescuers are combing the rubble in the search for survivors and were seen pulling a boy out alive.

It is unclear how many people were in the building at the time.

The complex in the town of Surfside was built in 1980. Out of 130 units, about half were affected by the collapse.

Fifty-one people believed to have been living in the building have not yet been contacted, County Commissioner José Díaz said.

Video of the collapse was soon circulating on Twitter.

The wide scale destruction was captured in other images from the scene as well:

Officials are hopeful that there are more survivors trapped in the rubble waiting to be rescued.

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