France - World | [VIDEO] Hotel collapse in New Orleans: the balance sheet is getting worse

France - World | [VIDEO] Hotel collapse in New Orleans: the balance sheet is getting worse

The toll of the impressive collapse of a hotel under construction in the tourist center of New Orleans has increased this Sunday: at least two people died, and 18 were hospitalized.

"Our hearts are broken by the loss of life today," said LaToya Cantrell, Democratic Mayor of New Orleans. & Nbsp; "Our goal is to support families affected by continued rescue and recovery and secure the site. "

Cantrell announced that a heavy crane would arrive on Sunday to help stabilize the building so teams can move forward with rescue efforts. & Nbsp; "This is our current priority, stabilizing this structure so that we can get out of there, "said Cantrell.

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