Rio de Janeiro building collapse causes two deaths and four injuries (Update 2)

Six teams of firefighters and ambulances went to the neighborhood of Rio das Pedras, located in the west zone of the capital of Rio de Janeiro, and have been working on the search and rescue work since early morning.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A girl and her father were killed. Four other people were injured when a four-story residential building collapsed on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro for unknown reasons, official sources reported.

Six teams of firefighters and ambulances went to the favela neighborhood of Rio das Pedras, located in the west zone of the capital of Rio de Janeiro, and have been working on the search and rescue work since early morning.

One of the fire department officers, Colonel Leandro Monteiro, told reporters that one of the fatalities is a girl between 2 and 3 years old . . .

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