Officials are seen at the scene of a collapsed building in George, South Africa on May 7, 2024.

The collapse of a five-story building under construction in the South African city of George has killed seven people and trapped nearly 40 more.

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What We Know About the Collapsed Construction Site in South Africa

Rescue and recovery efforts are ongoing in George, Western Cape province of South Africa, more than 200 hours since the operation began.