Thai building collapse death toll rises to 14

Thai rescue workers use cranes to search for trapped people after a six-storey building under construction collapsed in Pathum Thani province on Aug12, 2014. Thai police on Wednesday said up to 16 people were believed to have died when a building caved in during construction, as they issued arrest warrants for several people behind the project. — PHOTO: AFP

BANGKOK (AP) — The death toll from the collapse of a six-story building under construction on the outskirts of Thailand’s capital has risen to 14, as rescue teams ended their search Friday, four days after the cave-in, police said.

Rescue teams found four more bodies of construction workers under the building near a vocational college in Pathum Thani province after the collapse on Monday, police Maj. Gen. Smithi Mookdasanit said.

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