‘Excruciating:’ Florida collapse search stretches to Day 6

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The painstaking effort to find any survivors in the remnants of a collapsed Florida condo building has stretched into a sixth day. The 12-story building collapsed like a pancake, with layer upon layer of intertwined debris that has frustrated efforts to find pockets of space where someone might have survived. The work has been deliberate and treacherous, and Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said the wait for news has been “excruciating” for relatives. Just two additional bodies were found on Monday, raising the count of confirmed dead to 11. That leaves 150 people still unaccounted for Tuesday after the disaster in Surfside.

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