May 3, 2018 12:44 IST

Blazing building collapses in Sao Paulo

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A 22-story abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, shooting a massive black cloud of smoke into the sky and red-hot chunks of debris into nearby structures. A combination photo shows (top) a building occupied by homeless families in Sao Paulo, Brazil, April 20 2017, and (bottom) the same area after the building caught fire and collapsed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 1, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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Homeless families who were living in a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo picks up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 1, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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A boy from a homeless family that was living in a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo eats bread donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 1, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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A homeless family (L) that was living in a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo picks up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo, Brazil May 1, 2018. Credit: Reuters
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A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 1, 2018. Credit: Reuters