marseille - The death toll due to the collapse of two buildings in Marseille has risen to seven. That says Mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin. Two houses collapsed in the French city on Monday. Rescue workers have been looking for victims for days.
According to the authorities, a total of eight people were buried under the rubble. One of them has not been found yet. Previously, the search was made more difficult due to heavy rainfall. Rescue workers have had to stabilize surrounding buildings.
The cause of the collapse is not yet clear.