MANILA - At least one Filipino family is among the many residents still unaccounted for in the collapse of the condominium building block in Surfside near Miami Beach in Florida on Thursday.
According to Bettina Obias, among those missing are her relatives Claudio and Maria Bonnefoy who lived on the 10th floor of the Champlain Towers South Condominium.
Obias is among those waiting for word on their relatives as rescuers continued to sift through the rubble for survivors.
As of Friday night, at least 4 people have been confirmed dead, and another 159 are unaccounted for.
It is still unclear what caused part of the 12-story oceanfront apartment block to partially collapse.
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