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Death toll in Ukraine building collapse rises to eight: emergency services

Baku, August 29, AZERTAC

The number of people killed in the collapse of an apartment building in western Ukraine rose sharply to eight, including one child, the Ukrainian state emergencies service said on Thursday, according to Reuters.

The apartment building collapsed in the small town of Drohobych in the Lviv region on Wednesday night and the service said a gas explosion could be the cause. It had originally said one person was killed.

The service said it had completed the rescue operation.

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