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Death toll in Rwanda building collapse at 6

By CNN Staff
May 16, 2013 -- Updated 0116 GMT (0916 HKT)
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The death toll in the Rwandan building collapse now stands at six, police say
  • At least 16 others were injured after the collapse on Tuesday of a four-story building
  • The building in Nyagatare, in the country's Eastern Province, was under construction

(CNN) -- The death toll in the Rwandan building collapse now stands at six, national police said Wednesday.

At least 16 others were injured after the collapse Tuesday of a four-story building under construction in Nyagatare, in the country's Eastern Province.

The search and rescue efforts have been completed at the scene, police said. Some of the wounded, who are being treated at a local hospital, are also helping in the investigation into the cause of the incident, police said.

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