Rescue efforts continue after house collapses

2014-08-18 14:08
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Johannesburg - The death toll in the house collapse in Alberton, south of Johannesburg, rose to nine on Monday, paramedics said.

The body of a ninth person was pulled from the rubble, Netcare 911 spokesperson Santi Steinmann said.

Earlier, paramedics said four people were killed and seven injured when the house they were building collapsed on them.

Rescuers were working on freeing people still trapped in the collapsed house.

The cause of the accident was unknown.

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