The FINANCIAL — RIO DE JANEIRO, At least seven people were killed and another 60 injured when the roof of a church collapsed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, national media said on January 19.
Between 400 and 500 people are believed to have been inside the evangelical Reborn in Christ Church, in the southern district of Cambuci, when the roof caved in on January 18, the O Globo newspaper initially said on its website.
However, a church official later said about 60 people were inside.
The roof was completely destroyed. Rescuers are searching though the rubble for survivors. The cause of the accident is being investigated.