Teenager's body found in Spain building collapse

Firefighters in the Spanish coastal town of Peniscola found the body of a teenager among the wreckage of a collapsed building on Thursday (Aug 26) morning.

Rescuers said they're still searching for one other missing person.

The local mayor said the boy was around 15 years old and had been staying in the three-story building, which collapsed for unknown reasons on Wednesday (August 25) evening.

Around 140 firefighters and emergency personnel worked through the night on the recovery operation.

They rescued one man who had been buried in the rubble around midnight.

Firefighter Carlos Verchili explained the man was completely trapped by a slab and any wrong manoeuvre would have had fatal consequences.

The cause of the collapse is being investigated.

Local media say the block, made up of 20 apartments, was built decades ago.

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