Newly Opened Mall Collapses Instantaneously Due to Structural Failure

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The Artz Pedregal shopping center located in Mexico City suffered an instantaneous structural failure resulting in its instantaneous destruction. A video captures the moment the cantilevered, multi-story section of the mall collapses in a cloud of dust, smashed glass and twisted metal. 

Parts of the building fell onto a neighboring freeway which luckily had been closed just hours earlier. The shopping center opened in March but the section that collapsed was still under construction. 

The mall’s construction had caused controversy

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