Rescuers extracted the body of the last victim from the rubble and identified it.

The death toll from the collapse of an apartment building in the city of Surfside (Florida) has increased to 98. This was reported by the Associated Press, citing relatives of one of the victims.

According to them, rescuers extracted the body of the last victim from the rubble and identified it. Thus, the total number of deaths was 98.

A multi-storey residential building in Surfside collapsed on the night of June 24. On the first day, 37 people were rescued from the rubble, but then no survivors were found. On July 7, the authorities decided to stop the rescue operation, after which a search for the bodies of the victims was launched at the crash site.