At least 13 people have been killed after a portion of a three-storey residential building collapsed on the outskirts of Mumbai city in Maharashtra state.
"Three people have died, and 27 others have been rushed to hospital. One was seriously injured," Reuben Ndolo, the Nairobi regional police commander says.
The accident happened at around 2pm in Kampene, 180 kilometres south of town of Kindu, when "dozens of people, including children and pregnant women" were at work on the site, a civil society campaigner said.
Rescue efforts are underway in capital Lagos after a four-storey building housing an "illegal school" collapsed while classes were in session.
Autostrade, which operated the Morandi Bridge that collapsed in Genoa after heavy rainfall, has faced a 25 percent decline in its stocks while the government has demanded the company to contribute in the reconstruction of the bridge.
A partially-constructed bridge collapsed in central Colombia, killing at least nine construction workers and wounding five others.
At least 77 people were injured on Monday after a floor collapsed at the Indonesia Stock Exchange in Jakarta. An investigation into the cause of the incident is underway.
More than 180,000 people who were evacuated have been told to stay away from their homes until further notice, as engineers work to fix a crumbling overflow channel of the Oroville Dam.
The 15-storey Plasco building in Iran's capital collapsed as firefighters worked to douse flames engulfing its top floors. Local media are reporting that rescue services say at least 20 firefighters have been killed.
Dozens of workers are still missing after a collapse at a state-owned coal mine in the Godda district.
Death toll likely to rise as search continues for workers still trapped under fallen construction platform at cooling tower.
Congolese rumba music legend Papa Wemba dies after collapsing on stage in Ivory Coast while performing at FEMUA 2016 festival
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