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Blazing building collapses in Sao Paulo

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Firefighters carry the remains of a victim from a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters carry the remains of a victim from a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters carry the remains of a victim from a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 4, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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An excavator removes debris of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

An excavator removes debris of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

An excavator removes debris of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the centre of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the centre of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the centre of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Rescue workers search for victims in a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Rescue workers search for victims in a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Rescue workers search for victims in a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish the fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish the fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish the fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A firefighter looks at a church and a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2, 2018.  A 22-story abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo early Tuesday, shooting a massive black cloud of smoke into the sky and red-hot chunks of debris into nearby structures. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A firefighter looks at a church and a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2, 2018. A 22-story abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the center...more

A firefighter looks at a church and a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2, 2018. A 22-story abandoned office building occupied by hundreds of squatters was engulfed in flames and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo early Tuesday, shooting a massive black cloud of smoke into the sky and red-hot chunks of debris into nearby structures. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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An excavator removes debris of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

An excavator removes debris of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

An excavator removes debris of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish the fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish the fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Firefighters try to extinguish the fire of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 2, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Firefighters stand by outside a site of building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters stand by outside a site of building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters stand by outside a site of building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018.

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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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A firefighter tries to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A firefighter tries to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A firefighter tries to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Police officer comforts a woman near the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Police officer comforts a woman near the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Police officer comforts a woman near the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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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, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

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, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Homeless families who were living in a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo pick up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Homeless families who were living in a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo pick up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Homeless families who were living in a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo pick up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A couple takes a picture of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A couple takes a picture of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A couple takes a picture of a building that caught fire and collapsed in the center of Sao Paulo, May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A boy from a homeless family that was living in the building eats bread donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A boy from a homeless family that was living in the building eats bread donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A boy from a homeless family that was living in the building eats bread donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A homeless family (L) that was living in the building picks up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A homeless family (L) that was living in the building picks up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A homeless family (L) that was living in the building picks up clothes donated by well-wishers, next to a church at Largo do Painsandu Square in Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A firefighter walks past the site of a building that collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A firefighter walks past the site of a building that collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A firefighter walks past the site of a building that collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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Firefighter officers comfort a man near the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighter officers comfort a man near the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighter officers comfort a man near the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Smoke raises form a building in fire in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. 

REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Smoke raises form a building in fire in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Smoke raises form a building in fire in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Flames from a building fire are seen in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Flames from a building fire are seen in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Flames from a building fire are seen in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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A rescue worker along with a sniffer dog searches for victims on a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A rescue worker along with a sniffer dog searches for victims on a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A rescue worker along with a sniffer dog searches for victims on a collapsed building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters work at the site where a building collapsed, in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters work at the site where a building collapsed, in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters work at the site where a building collapsed, in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. 

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A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

A general view of the site where a building collapsed in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Leonardo Benassatto
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Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

Firefighters try to extinguish a fire at a building in downtown Sao Paulo May 1, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker
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