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South Africa mall rescue halted while debris removed

Rescue efforts in South Africa have been briefly suspended at the site a collapsed half-built mall, police say.

Police spokesperson Thulani Zwane told the BBC that the search for survivors would resume after some of the concrete blocks were cleared.

One person has died and there are fears that some construction workers, possibly 40, are trapped in the rubble at the site in Tongaat town.

Milton Nkosi spoke to Nik Gowing on BBC World News.

  • 20 Nov 2013
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