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Israeli military sends rescue team after Miami building collapse

Rescuers from Mexico also joined the massive effort to locate more than 150 people after a condo partially collapsed in the southeastern United States.
Search and Rescue teams look for possible survivors in the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 27, 2021 in Surfside, Florida.

The Israeli military has sent a rescue team to the Miami area following a devastating building collapse there. 

A condo tower partially collapsed on Thursday just north of the US city of Miami Beach in the southeastern state of Florida. Ten people are confirmed dead so far and more than 150 are unaccounted for. The search for the missing underneath the rubble prompted a massive search and rescue effort, according to the Miami Herald news outlet. 

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