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Tel Aviv building collapse - 2 killed

Tel Aviv building collapse - 2 killed

Tel Aviv building collapse - 2 killed

Underground parking structure (with office building over) collapses whilst under construction.

2 deaths and multiple injures.


RE: Tel Aviv building collapse - 2 killed

A total of 6 died: http://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-names-sixth-fi...

Interestingly, there's a claim that it's "an engineering failure," if it was really that bad, then they were lucky that it collapsed before the building was built over it. Otherwise, a death toll in the hundreds might have been the case.

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RE: Tel Aviv building collapse - 2 killed

It's hard to know what the "engineering failure" was, but I hope they find out and change their practices.

It could be a failure of temporary bracing for construction, while the finished building might have been okay. This was the case for a Canadian bridge that collapsed during construction, where temporary bracing was found to have been inadequate, but the final bridge would have been okay: 2nd Narrows Bridge Collapse

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