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At least two people are now confirmed to have died when an overpass collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, emergency officials said.
Two people died and 19 were injured, a spokeswoman for the Minas Gerais state health department told Reuters.
A fire department spokesman said there was still one person trapped in a car, and possibly more.
A commuter bus, two construction trucks and a car are trapped underneath an overpass in Brazilian World Cup host city Belo Horizonte, with at least one person - the female bus driver - confirmed dead.
The incident took place on main avenue, the expansion of which was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan.
A woman who was driving a commuter bus trapped by the overpass died, said Captain Federico Pascual of the Belo Horizonte fire department.
Mr Pascual said another 10 people were injured in the collapse, all construction workers.
The overpass "arched over a really busy thoroughfare", he said, adding that he feared there may be at least one more death.
The site where an overpass collapsed on a passenger bus in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte is around two miles from the Mineirao stadium, where a semi-final match will be held next Tuesday.
At least one person has died and 10 more injured.
The overpass was one of the many infrastructure projects aimed at improving the city's ailing public transport network.
The bridge was to be used for passenger buses in a system known as BRT/Move, considered a legacy project from the World Cup.
A bus appears to be among the vehicles trapped underneath a collapsed overpass in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte.
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An overpass has collapsed in the Brazilian World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, killing at least one person, according to local media reports.
Several cars where crushed when a portion of the road fell, GloboNews and other media outlets reported.
Belo Horizonte is due to host one of the World Cup semi-final games next Tuesday.
Scores of firefighters have been called to tackle a huge blaze at a toy factory in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo.
More than 20 fire enginers arrived on the scene, with 160 firefighters working to put out the fire in the city, which is one of the venues for the football World Cup.
It is not yet clear how the fire began, but officials have said there have not been any casualties.
Prince Harry has posted a "thank you" video to the people of Brazil at the end of his tour of the country.
In the short message shot on a mobile phone, Harry said he and his team had an "unbelievable" time during the visit, and said he felt "very moved" by his meetings with the Brazilian people.
Prince Harry tried his hand at Formula One racing on his four day visit to Brazil, driving a racing simulator at the Ayrton Senna Institute in Sao Paulo.
Before leaving Brazil for Chile, Harry visited the institute founded by Ayrton Senna's family, just six months after the racing champion died in a crash at the San Marino Grand Prix 1994.
During his visit, Harry also met Viviane Senna da Silva Lalli - Senna's sister who founded the institute.
Sulley Muntari and Kevin-Prince Boateng have been expelled from Ghana's World Cup squad for disciplinary problems.
The Ghana Football Association said both had been "suspended indefinitely" in a statement.
AC Milan midfielder Muntari has been punished for an alleged "unprovoked physical attack" on a member of management staff.
Boateng was sent home for "vulgar verbal assaults" towards coach Kewsi Appiah during a training session, for which he had shown "no remorse".
The announcement comes just hours before Ghana play Portugal in their crucial final game in Group G.
For more on this story and all the build-up to Ghana's match with Portugal, visit ITV's World Cup site