Two babies are among those injured in an accident caused by Stone slip in the Boa Esperança community, In Niterói, a metropolitan area of Rio de Janeiro, this Saturday (10). The children are hospitalized at Izabo Lima Hospital. One of them has a state of serious health, according to the US Department of Health.
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According to preliminary information, the most delicate case is a three-year-old boy who was injured in the chest.
Four other adult victims taken to the same hospital have a stable condition. One of them has already been released.
Already in the direction of the Estadual Hospital Alberto Torres has received a patient victim of an adult, smooth slide that shows steady state.
At least five people died and 11 were injured after rolling rock and hit six houses in the Esperanza community.
The fire department confirmed that two women and one person died on the spot. The bodies were identified as Amanda, 27, and Anata, 55, and Claudio Omer, 37.
The accident occurred around 5 pm. At that moment, it was not raining, but according to the civil defense, the city is in a state of attention for two days.
The fire department commander, Roberto Rwadi, reported that backhoe loaders and lighting equipment were recruited to assist in rescue work. According to him, the area was not considered a high risk and rain warnings will be issued only by mobile messaging, there was no alarm system in place.
According to the municipality of Niterói, teams of civil protection, health, social assistance and labor departments and cleaning company were sent to the site, which work together with state fire and civil protection, assisting victims and supporting neighbors, friends and family.
The mayor of Niteroi, Rodrigo Neves, left Brazil for an international event in smart cities and announced through the Press Office that he would return to Rio de Janeiro in the coming hours.