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Update: Death Toll Rises to Four in Tel Aviv Car Park Collapse

Israeli members of the Magen David Adom rescue service wait next to stretchers after an underground car park collapsed at a construction site on September 5, 2016 in the Ramat Hahayal neighbourhood in the coastal city of Tel Aviv. Police reported at least one person dead. Ramat Hahayal is home …
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The Jerusalem Post reports: The death toll from Monday’s construction collapse in Tel Aviv’s Ramat Hachayal neighborhood rose to four on Tuesday as search and rescue workers found another body under the rubble and evacuated it around 3:30pm.

Speaking to the Post at the collapse site Col. Dudi Mizrahi said he was optimistic about the fate of the remaining three trapped. “No one would be here working this hard if they didn’t believe the people are still alive,” he said.

Numerous search and rescue workers were busy shoveling mounds of dirt.

Among those trapped in the debris was Muhammad Dawabsheh, a cousin of the Dawabsheh family that was firebombed in Duma in July 2015.

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