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4 confirmed dead in building collapse in HK

Rescuers found one more body this morning from the rubble of an apartment building that tumbled in Hong Kong yesterday, bringing the death toll to four.

The building collapse in Hung Hom, Kowloon, also left two others injured and one missing, according to the government website.

As of late last night, the Social Welfare Department has reached 98 people from 44 households affected by the building collapse, providing those in need with emergency support and welfare services.

The Emergency Relief Support Unit of SWD has distributed food and daily necessities to the affected residents to address their emergency needs. The department will hand 5,000 Hong Kong dollars (US$644) as emergency relief fund to each of the affected and needy households registered with the government.


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