Building under construction in Israel collapses, injuring six people

Building under construction in Israel collapses, injuring six people

A building that was under construction has collapsed in Tel Aviv, injuring at least six people and sending a large plume of dust over the area.

Officials were trying to determine the cause of the collapse as rescue crews and medical workers converged on the scene, fearing there were people trapped in the ruins.

The Israeli military said it was dispatching search-and-rescue forces to assist in the efforts.

Israeli police said six people were injured, and Eli Bin, director of the national rescue service, said one was in serious condition with head injuries.

The incident occurred at a construction site in Ramat Hahayil, a commercial area in northern Tel Aviv.

The neighbourhood is home to many hi-tech businesses, restaurants and a hospital.

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