Three buildings collapse near Cinelândia in downtown Rio de Janeiro

A twenty-storey building collapsed at night in downtown Rio de Janeiro, near Cinelândia and the Municipal Theater.  The collapsing building also caused two of its neighbors to fall.  Because the collapse occurred at night, the buildings were mostly empty.  At least five people were killed.  Here are news stories:

Five dead in Rio high-rise collapse

Pictures of the collapsed buildings

Google Maps, location of Teatro Municipal

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